Shishambara plant starts operation

The Shishambara solid waste management plant near Dehradun has formally begun operation. The facility includes composting, recycling, Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) production as well as sanitary landfill (SLF), as The Times of India reported. The plant was constructed over a period of nine years due to several delays with a budget of INR 240 million (EUR 3 million). The facility is located on 8.3 hectares site and being implemented on public-private-partnership (PPP) mode. The trial operation started on December 1, 2017. The facility will be used for processing of around 350 tpd of municipal waste.

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