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solid waste management

  1. 1. Solid Waste Management
  2. 2. Presented By – Akanksha Singh Enrollment No.- 35 M.B.A GENERAL 2 nd Semester A Course Instructor- Ms.Anviti Gupta Ms.Rekha Khosla
  3. 3. Waste- Definition & Classification <ul><li>Any material which is not needed by the owner, producer or processor. </li></ul><ul><li>Classification </li></ul><ul><li>Domestic waste </li></ul><ul><li>Factory waste </li></ul><ul><li>Waste from oil factory </li></ul><ul><li>E-waste </li></ul><ul><li>Construction waste </li></ul><ul><li>Agricultural waste </li></ul><ul><li>Food processing waste </li></ul><ul><li>Bio-medical waste </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear waste </li></ul>
  4. 4. Solid Waste
  5. 5. Classification of Wastes <ul><li>Solid waste- vegetable waste, kitchen waste, household waste etc. </li></ul><ul><li>E-waste- discarded electronic devices like computer, TV, music systems etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Liquid waste- water used for different industries e.g tanneries, distillaries, thermal power plants </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic waste- plastic bags, bottles, buckets etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Metal waste- unused metal sheet, metal scraps etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear waste- unused materials from nuclear power plants </li></ul>
  6. 6. Solid Waste in India <ul><li>7.2 million tonnes of hazardous waste </li></ul><ul><li>One Sq km of additional landfill area every-year </li></ul><ul><li>Rs 1600 crore for treatment & disposal of these wastes </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to this industries discharge about 150 million tonnes of high volume low hazard waste every year, which is mostly dumped on open low lying land areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Estimate of Ministry of Environment & Forest </li></ul>
  7. 7. Growth of Solid Waste In India <ul><li>Waste is growing by leaps & bounds </li></ul><ul><li>In 1981-91, population of Mumbai increased from 8.2 million to 12.3 million </li></ul><ul><li>During the same period, municipal solid waste has grown from 3200 tonnes to 5355 tonne, an increase of 67% </li></ul><ul><li>Waste collection is very low for all Indian cities </li></ul><ul><li>City like Bangalore produces 2000 tonnes of waste per annum, the ever increasing waste has put pressure on hygienic condition of the city </li></ul><ul><li>Source: The Energy & Resources Institute, New Delhi </li></ul>
  8. 8. Waste Collection in India <ul><li>Primarily By The City Municipality </li></ul><ul><li>-No gradation of waste product eg bio-degradable, glasses, polybags, paper shreds etc </li></ul><ul><li>-Dumps these wastes to the city outskirts </li></ul><ul><li>Local Raddiwala / Kabadiwala (Rag Pickers) </li></ul><ul><li>-Collecting small iron pieces by magnets </li></ul><ul><li>-Collecting glass bottles </li></ul><ul><li>-Collecting paper for recycling </li></ul><ul><li>MCD- Sophisticated DWM (Delhi Waste Management) vehicle </li></ul>
  9. 9. How Solid Waste Affected Us In Recent Years? <ul><li>Cloudburst in Mumbai (2005) clogged the sewage line due to large no. of plastic bags </li></ul><ul><li>Blast in the Bhusan Steel factory at Noida, caused due to imported scrap from Iran </li></ul><ul><li>Reduction in the number of migratory birds due to consumption of contaminated foods </li></ul><ul><li>Stray animals dying on streets and farmland due to consumption of plastic bags, which blocks the food movement in their stomach </li></ul>
  10. 10. Hazardous / Toxic Waste & Dumping Site <ul><li>Industrialized countries have waste management problems </li></ul><ul><li>Developed countries have strict environment regulation norms </li></ul><ul><li>Most attractive option for them- to dump into developing countries </li></ul>
  11. 11. Philadelphia’s Municipal Waste <ul><li>16 Years Journey For The Cargo Ship To Eleven Countries And Four Continents </li></ul><ul><li>25,000 Tones Of Fly ash Came Back To Philadelphia’s Garbage Dump </li></ul><ul><li>Several Government Refused Cargo Ships </li></ul><ul><li>In 2002, Cargo Ship Returned Back To Us </li></ul>
  12. 12. Major Polluting Industries in India <ul><li>Around 2500 tanneries discharge 24 million cu m of waste water containing high level of dissolved solids and 4,00,000 tonnes of hazardous solid waste </li></ul><ul><li>300 distilleries discharge 26 million kilo-litres of spend wash per year containing several pollutants </li></ul><ul><li>Thermal power plants discharge huge waste materials </li></ul>
  13. 13. Collection & Recycling of Waste Materials
  14. 14. Managing Waste <ul><li>Recycling: Processing of a waste item into usable forms. </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits Of Recycling: </li></ul><ul><li>-Reduce environmental degradation </li></ul><ul><li>-Making money out of waste </li></ul><ul><li>-Save energy that would have gone into waste handling & product manufacture </li></ul><ul><li>Saving Through Recycling: </li></ul><ul><li>-Making paper from waste saves 50% energy </li></ul><ul><li>-Every tonne of recycled glass saves energy equivalent to 100 liters of oil </li></ul>
  15. 15. Recycling Not A Solution To All Problems! <ul><li>Recycling is not a solution to managing every kind of waste material </li></ul><ul><li>For many items recycling technologies are unavailable or unsafe </li></ul><ul><li>In some cases, cost of recycling is too high. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Solution: More Profit With Zero Waste <ul><li>Exchanging output that are considered waste </li></ul><ul><li>Waste of one could be input or raw material for others </li></ul><ul><li>Evolving a closed system- matter & energy circulate within </li></ul><ul><li>System was not designed to be so </li></ul><ul><li>The system of exchange evolved in 10 years </li></ul>
  17. 17. Problems In Dealing With Solid Waste <ul><li>Education & voluntary compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Collection of waste </li></ul><ul><li>Technological interventions </li></ul><ul><li>Institutions & regulatory framework </li></ul><ul><li>Absence of mandatory standards for waste reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Market action for waste reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Source: The Energy & Resources Institute </li></ul>
  18. 18. TERI Projections on Waste Generation In India

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