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Waste to Energy
RDF plant in Shimla to increase power generation

RDF plant in Shimla to increase power generation

The Municipal Corporation Commissioner of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, has announced that the expansion of the city’s WtE plant was approved. The INR 120 million (EUR 1.3 million) project aims to make the plant self-sufficient in…

Plastic
MCD considers new plastics-to-RDF plant

MCD considers new plastics-to-RDF plant

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is considering setting up a plastics-to-RDF plant in Delhi. The facility should have a capacity to process 1,000 tpd of waste, based on a zero residue torrefaction process. As…

News
New RDF production line started in Yerraguntla

New RDF production line started in Yerraguntla

Zuari Cement, a subsidiary of Germany-based multinational cement producer Heidelberg Materials, has commissioned a new RDF production line at its cement plant in Yerraguntla, Andhra Pradesh. According to the report, the line will process 20…

Waste to Energy
New RDF plants in Hyderabad to be ready by December 2024

New RDF plants in Hyderabad to be ready by December 2024

According to a new source, the five new RDF plants planned by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), Telangana, are all to be operational by the end of 2024. Currently, there is only one plant…

Waste to Energy
Chandigarh accepted recommendations for MSW plant

Chandigarh accepted recommendations for MSW plant

The Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh has accepted recommendations to convert dry waste into RDF and wet waste into biomethane and compressed natural gas at its proposed 600 tpd integrated waste management facility. Tender to be…

Sorting/MBT
Refurbished RDF production plant in Dadumajra online

Refurbished RDF production plant in Dadumajra online

An upgraded solid waste processing plant has recently been commissioned at Dadumajra in Chandigarh City, Punjab. The plant should process dry waste for conversion into RDF. At the facility built in 2008, as further stated,…

Waste to Energy
Sheeshambada RDF project against NGT guidelines

Sheeshambada RDF project against NGT guidelines

The proposed RDF project in Sheeshambada in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, is reportedly inconsistent with the guidelines of the National Green Tribunal (NGT). As further stated in the source, plant developer RE Sustainability (RE), former Ramky Enviro,…

Waste to Energy
New WtE plant proposed in Patna

New WtE plant proposed in Patna

Bihar’s state urban development and housing department intends to build a WtE plant in Patna, Bihar. The facility to be erected at Ramachak Bairiya on Patna-Gaya road should host several separate units for compost, biomethanation,…

Waste to Energy
Company seeking contractor for expanding RDF plant

Company seeking contractor for expanding RDF plant

Delhi MSW Solutions intends to expand its RDF combustion plant at Bawana Industrial Area in Delhi. According to the report, the plant’s capacity should increase from 24 MW to 60 MW at an investment of…

Landfilling
RDF continues to pile up at Delhi landfills; Finds no takers

RDF continues to pile up at Delhi landfills; Finds no takers

Increasing stocks of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) following the biomining of legacy waste is posing problems for full-fledged operation of trommel machines at Bhalswa and Ghazipur landfill sites. A North Delhi Municipal Corporation official informed The…

Waste to Energy
Ahmedabad civic body struggles to deal with RDF stockpile

Ahmedabad civic body struggles to deal with RDF stockpile

The Ahmedabad civic body has invited bids from private players to design, finance, set up and operate a facility to process upto 3000tpd of RDF fraction in the legacy waste at Pirana landfill. The contract…

News
New plans for RDF production at Panaji remediation project

New plans for RDF production at Panaji remediation project

At a legacy waste remediation project in Panaji, around 14,000 m³ of RDF have been produced so far. The RDF production was set up by the Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) at the Sonsoddo waste…

News
CII’s Waste to Worth Conference and Exhibition: Here’s the High Profile Speaker Line-Up

CII’s Waste to Worth Conference and Exhibition: Here’s the High Profile Speaker Line-Up

The CII’s annual Waste to Worth Conference on November 16 and 17 will see industry experts debate and discuss important issues facing the waste sector. This year, the conference will focus on the theme ‘Moving Towards a Circular Economy…

News
6th Edition of CII’s Waste to Worth Conference & Exhibition starts Nov 16: Here’s what you can expect

6th Edition of CII’s Waste to Worth Conference & Exhibition starts Nov 16: Here’s what you can expect

The countdown has begun for CII’s International Conference on Waste to Worth on November 16 and 17. This year, the conference will focus on the theme ‘Moving Towards a Circular Economy Through Innovative 3R Approaches’.  The two-day conference, which is followed…

Waste to Energy
RDF from Bandhwari to be sent to Sonipat WtE plant

RDF from Bandhwari to be sent to Sonipat WtE plant

Starting next month, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) will transport refuse-derived fuel (RDF) from the Bandhwari landfill to the waste-to-energy (WTE) plant in Sonipat. This is being done to clear space for setting up…

Company news
Lucknow civic body fines EcoGreen

Lucknow civic body fines EcoGreen

The Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) has fined EcoGreen Energy Pvt Ltd for breach of contract and failure to operate the Shivri solid waste treatment plant at full capacity. A Rs 2.2 crore fine has been…

Recycling
New project in Greater Noida starting RDF production in October

New project in Greater Noida starting RDF production in October

Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) is about to open a 400 tpd legacy waste remediation plant, producing RDF, at the Lakhnawali landfill site in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Trials have started recently and the…

Company news
Geocycle co-processed 2mn tonnes of waste in 2021

Geocycle co-processed 2mn tonnes of waste in 2021

Geocycle India, the in-house waste management arm of Ambuja Cements Limited and ACC Limited, has co-processed about 2 million tons of waste and achieved a TSR of 6% in 2021, according to a press release…

Other
Clean Kerala Co. to handle non-recyclable waste in Thiruvananthauram

Clean Kerala Co. to handle non-recyclable waste in Thiruvananthauram

The Thiruvananthapuram Corporation is planning to hand over collection of certain non-recyclable wastes such as thermacol and rexine to the Clean Kerala Company Ltd. In the absence of an official collection mechanism by the Corporation,…

Waste to Energy
MERC announces new feed-in-tariff for Pune WtE project

MERC announces new feed-in-tariff for Pune WtE project

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has announced the tariff for purchasing energy from the proposed 750 tpd WtE facility in Pune, Maharashtra. The revised tariff is INR 7.45 (EUR 0.085)/kWh, reports Mercom India. This, as…

Interviews
“RDF received by cement plants often fails to meet minimum quality parameters”

“RDF received by cement plants often fails to meet minimum quality parameters”

Each year, more than half of the estimated 62 million tonnes of municipal solid waste generated in India is thrown at various dumpsites. At this rate, India will require a landfill area of 8,800 hectares…

Mixed Waste
Punjab PCB cracks whip on private SWM firm for poor service

Punjab PCB cracks whip on private SWM firm for poor service

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has imposed a Rs 10 lakh bank guarantee on private firm A2Z Waste Management for poor management of solid waste at the Tajpur Road garbage dump. The firm is…

Waste to Energy
New Delhi landfills start waste processing

New Delhi landfills start waste processing

The municipal corporations of Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla in Delhi have begun the processing of waste at the three local landfills. All of them are severely overfilled. Through bio-mining processes, the waste will be sorted…

Policy & others
Government pushes to increase co-incineration

Government pushes to increase co-incineration

India’s Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry advocates for a higher proportion of co-incinerated waste as refuse-derived fuel in cement kilns, The Hindu reports. In a cooperation with the Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA), the ministry…

Waste to Energy
Ariyalur cement kiln plans to incinerate RDF only

Ariyalur cement kiln plans to incinerate RDF only

The Dalmia Cement company in Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu, plans to switch completely to the incineration of refuse-derived fuel by 2040. The abandonment of the incineration of fossil fuels is part of an strategy to lower…

Sorting/MBT
Ariyalur cement kiln plans to incinerate RDF only

Ariyalur cement kiln plans to incinerate RDF only

The Dalmia Cement company in Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu, plans to switch completely to the incineration of refuse-derived fuel by 2040. According to global cement, the abandonment of the incineration of fossil fuels is part of…

Sorting/MBT
Mysuru landfill waste to be processed into RDF

Mysuru landfill waste to be processed into RDF

In an attempt to clear the landfill site in Mysuru, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) plans to treat 200,000 tonnes of waste. A small part of biodegradable waste will be used as compost, while the…

Sorting/MBT
Update on Bainguinim RDF production project

Update on Bainguinim RDF production project

According to local news reports at The Times of India, the planned RDF production facility in Bainguinim will be fast-tracked to commence waste processing. An official stated that the plant was expected to be commissioned…

Waste to Energy
MoU signed for RDF co-incineration in Tiruchirappalli

MoU signed for RDF co-incineration in Tiruchirappalli

The Tiruchirappalli Corporation and Dhandapani Cements have signed a MoU to co-incinerate 3 tonnes per day as RDF in the cement kilns. According to The Times of India, inert waste which cannot be composted, will…

Waste to Energy
Delhi Metro receives power from Ghazipur WtE plant

Delhi Metro receives power from Ghazipur WtE plant

The Daily Pioneer reports that Delhi Metro has announced to have started receiving 2 MWel from the 12 MW WtE plant located in Ghazipur, from June 2019. The RDF-fired plant, set up by East Delhi…

Tender process initiated to clear Dadumajra dump

As The Times of India reports, Chandigarh Smart City Company Limited has tendered the INR 40 crores mining project to clear the garbage dump in Dadumajra. In a period of 180 days, 500,000 tonnes of…

Tender initiated for RDF incineration project in Bidadi

The Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd (KPCL) has initiated the tendering process to construct a RDF incineration plant in Bidadi. According to dailyhunt, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and KPCL signed a memorandum of understanding on…

Sorting/MBT
Operational Kolhapur MBT plant awaits permission

Operational Kolhapur MBT plant awaits permission

The MBT facility in Kolhapur, which is already operational, is waiting for official permission to start commercial operations, according to The Times of India. A two-member expert team has collected samples of the RDF processed…

Kasba Bawda WtE plant commences operations

As the Times of India reported, the Kasba Bawda WtE plant has commenced its first stage of operations, where waste is only being processed into RDF. Full operation of the plant will commence after experts…

Plastic
RDF production facility in Raipur approved

RDF production facility in Raipur approved

According to ChemFuels, the first waste processing plant in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, has received approval from the Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board. The investment for the project is INR 118 crores, and the produced RDF from the…

Plastic
RDF production facility inaugurated in Noida

RDF production facility inaugurated in Noida

A RDF production facility has been inaugurated in Sector 54 in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, which can process 40 tonnes of waste every hour. As repored by The Times of India, the RDF produced will be…

RDF supply agreement between Tirupur city corporation and ACC

According to Global Cemfuels, the city corporation of Tirupur has signed a supply agreement with ACC’s cement plant at Madukarai near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. The agreement requires 30 tonnes of RDF to be supplied…

Plastic
Noida RDF plant to commence operations within the next 10 days

Noida RDF plant to commence operations within the next 10 days

The RDF production facility in Noida, developed by Zigma Global Environ, will commence operations in December 2018, as The Times of India reported. The plant can process 40 to 50 tonnes of waste every hour.…

Plastic
Kalaburagi cement producers stop using RDF

Kalaburagi cement producers stop using RDF

A group of cement producers in Kalaburagi, Karnataka, have stopped using RDF from Bengaluru because of the high transportation costs, as Global Chemfuels reported. Although the cement producers do not pay for the RDF, they…

Waste to Energy
MoU to be signed for Surat WtE facility

MoU to be signed for Surat WtE facility

As The Times of India reported, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and the local civic body will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for setting up a WtE facility in Hazira, Surat. The plant…

Plastic
Legislation amendment gives new hope to Bengaluru RDF co-incineration

Legislation amendment gives new hope to Bengaluru RDF co-incineration

A law introduced in 2016 which mandated that cement factories within 100 km of an RDF plant, have to use at least 5% combustible waste as their fuel, has recently been amended by the Ministry…

Waste to Energy
RDF incinerator commissioned in Ludhiana, composting plant to follow

RDF incinerator commissioned in Ludhiana, composting plant to follow

A2Z Waste Management has commissioned a new RDF incineration plant in Ludhiana, with a processing capacity of 1,600 tonnes per day, as The Times of India reported. The 11 MW RDF plant located at Tajpur…

Tender re-launched for SRF production plant

The Pune Cantonment Board has re-adjusted its floated tender towards establishing a waste management plant for processing wet and dry waste, according to The Times of India. As earlier reported in 2016, the board floated…

Plastic
NOIDA to convert Sector 54 waste into RDF

NOIDA to convert Sector 54 waste into RDF

The New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) has announced that the garbage of sector 54 will soon begin to be processed in a remediation plant, reported The Times of India. The plant uses bio-culture to…

Plastic
Three RDF production projects announced in Goa

Three RDF production projects announced in Goa

According to local news reports, the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has announced the construction of three further RDF production facilities. The plants shall be implemented in Cacora, Bainguinim and Verna. As Global CemFuels reported,…

Plastic
Saligao RDF production facility to receive capacity upgrade

Saligao RDF production facility to receive capacity upgrade

According to local news reports, the Public Authorities of Goa have approved approx. USD 12 million to upgrade the RDF facility at Saligao, which shall allow for it to double its RDF production capacity. The…

Plastic
Delhi government announces notification on approved fuel list

Delhi government announces notification on approved fuel list

According to the report by the Centre for Science and Environment, the government of Delhi has issued a list of approved fuels. Biogas and Refuse-derived fuel (allowed only for waste-to-energy plants) are included. Furthermore, the…

Plastic
UltraTech Cement receives waste from Vellore

UltraTech Cement receives waste from Vellore

According to Global CemFuel, UltraTech Cement’s Reddipalayam cement plant at Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu, has started receiving MSW waste from the Vellore Municipal Corporation. The Reddipalayam cement plant normally treats RDF from a 150km radius but…

RDF production plant planned for Matuail

One of the two landfills serving Dhaka city, the Matuail landfill, is expected to reach its full capacity in a few years, reported the Daily Star. The site is used by the Dhaka South City…

Waste to Energy
Jawaharnagar WtE plant to be operational within a few months

Jawaharnagar WtE plant to be operational within a few months

In March 2018, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has begun to cap the landfill in Jawaharnagar, which stores 14 million tons of garbage, as reported by Telangana Today. At the site, around 2,000 tpd…