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  • waste management in Cities
  • Households and businesses generate wasteThe waste is usually sent to landfills.origin of waste
  • waste sent to landfillMumbai : 5,500 tons per day (approx.)Bangalore : 3,000 tons per day (approx.)Delhi : 6,000 tons per day (approx.)Pune : 1,500 tons per day (approx.)
  • Landfills are HazardousThey pollute land and water
  • No communitywould like alandfill aroundit.
  • howWASTEFUL we are !!Landfills are NOT necessary.Of the total waste that end up in landfills, a whopping95%can still be reused or recycled (45%) or turnedinto compost (50%).
  • new thinking in waste management
  • Waste can be managed responsibly at multiple levels home / office community / neighborhood city producers
  • It is possible topublicly manageour waste tocreate anenvironmentallysafe and aCLEAN city
  • For more information see:segregation, the FIRST stepwaste management for communitiesresponsible waste management for citieswaste management law and policy in Indiainnovation in waste managementeconomics of waste management