Multi-dimensional nature of
managing waste in Mumbai
Rishi Aggarwal
Observer Research Foundation, Mumbai
International Con...
Started presentation by showing video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-J
6vl12u5WY
and stressing how so much of avoidable w...
What we know
•
•
•
•
•
•

6500 tonnes waste generated daily
Three dumping grounds (two operational)
Deonar and Mulund oper...
Statutory framework
•
•
•
•

Environmental Protection Act, (1986)
MSW 2000 Rules
MCGM, SWM Bye Laws 2006
Electronic Waste ...
Waste management is
NOT about
PICK AND DUMP
Some salient features of waste
management by BMC in past decade
• Disappointing performance in its PPP
contracts – neither...
What a waste management policy
should take into account
Land
Business
opportunities

Ecology
MSWM

Involving
citizens

App...
Waste management has to realise
value through material recovery
Need of the hour
• INTEGRITY of elected representatives and
officials
• Appropriate use of public money
• Education and aw...
Thank you
Email: rishiagg@gmail.com
Multi-dimensional nature of solid waste management in Mumbai
Multi-dimensional nature of solid waste management in Mumbai
Multi-dimensional nature of solid waste management in Mumbai
Multi-dimensional nature of solid waste management in Mumbai
Multi-dimensional nature of solid waste management in Mumbai
Multi-dimensional nature of solid waste management in Mumbai
Multi-dimensional nature of solid waste management in Mumbai
Multi-dimensional nature of solid waste management in Mumbai
Multi-dimensional nature of solid waste management in Mumbai
Multi-dimensional nature of solid waste management in Mumbai
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Multi-dimensional nature of solid waste management in Mumbai

  1. 1. Multi-dimensional nature of managing waste in Mumbai Rishi Aggarwal Observer Research Foundation, Mumbai International Conference on Waste to Resource (WTR) 2013 18-19th December 2013
  2. 2. Started presentation by showing video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-J 6vl12u5WY and stressing how so much of avoidable waste enters the stream. Small traders like in slide three can directly receive recyclables.
  3. 3. What we know • • • • • • 6500 tonnes waste generated daily Three dumping grounds (two operational) Deonar and Mulund operational Kanjur in litigation from environmental NGOs Allegations of massive corruption Mumbai Municipal Corporation richest body in India. Budget Rs. 27,000 crores • SWM Budget – more than Rs. 1000 crores
  4. 4. Statutory framework • • • • Environmental Protection Act, (1986) MSW 2000 Rules MCGM, SWM Bye Laws 2006 Electronic Waste Rules
  5. 5. Waste management is NOT about PICK AND DUMP
  6. 6. Some salient features of waste management by BMC in past decade • Disappointing performance in its PPP contracts – neither helps private players nor the city and wastes money and time for everybody. • Deonar PPP cancelled within three years. • Continuous shadow of litigation and allegations on its two major contracts of Deonar and Kanjur
  7. 7. What a waste management policy should take into account Land Business opportunities Ecology MSWM Involving citizens Appropriate transparent use of public funds
  8. 8. Waste management has to realise value through material recovery
  9. 9. Need of the hour • INTEGRITY of elected representatives and officials • Appropriate use of public money • Education and awareness among citizens • Encourage small and big entrepreneurs
  10. 10. Thank you Email: rishiagg@gmail.com

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