Waste Segregation - Residential Apartments - India

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The presentation gives a heads up on How-to-manage waste in a residential apartment in India. Different categories of waste, their collection and disposal is described.

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Waste Segregation - Residential Apartments - India

  1. 1. Waste Segregation for Communities Welcome to the world of Segregated Waste
  2. 2. A Film by Pavitra Chalam on Bangalore City, its wastes and its Management. An Introduction to the Waste Management Problem in Bangalore http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikZ3l0JrN5k Also see best practices in Waste Management in Apartments on : https://sites.google.com/site/managingwaste/ Videos featuring the efforts of several communities to address this problem at source.Waste Segregation Video – Environment Support Group (Kannada with English sub-titles) Bangalore – Waste Management – TV9 (Kannada)A good inspiration to start segregating at home. Very good intro to best practice waste management at home and outside.http://youtu.be/a3KlUNZELeE Malleshwaram Market – OWC, IISc Scientist: Vermicomposting at home Interactions with experts and practitionersPurva Reveira Waste Management System http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMKnreNnFZc&feature=relatedThis file has been shot & developed by Priya Rangan a Xth standard student of RyanInternational School, Kundalhalli, Bangalore.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfsmi15cAGo&feature=related Bangalore – Waste Management - NDTV A major garbage dumping ground in Bangalore was shut a couple of days ago after protestsMantri Travquil by local villagers and the intervention of the Pollution Control Board. The residents of the ITThis video showcases the need for waste management in our community and showcases hub have thereafter been illegally dumping their garbage at different locations. The result ishow residents of Mantri Tranquil Apartments are practising this with a simple 1-2-3 a stinking city.principle. http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/garbage-stink-in-garden-city/243898http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pl9ahf9qSJQSarovar Apartment Bangalore – Waste Management - NDTVThis is a short film about how the residents of Sarovar Apartment have been managing their The garden city is battling with tonnes of garbage which has been left to rot on the road,wet and dry waste successfully for the past three years. due to the closure of a waste disposal site. Even though the corporation has begun clearinghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWZN49iuSCw&feature=related the waste, it will be some time before the roads in Bangalore can be reclaimed. And the citizens only hope its sooner rather than later. http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/bangalore-speaks-up-against-garbage-left-to-rot- in-their-city/244577 2
  3. 3. Instructions Key Collection: Bags for Recyclables Wash well and dry before Disposal: Weekly - sorted into disposal Paper ,Plastic and Metal & Glass.Collection Collection at home and Special instruction before Warning Icon Icon Disposal instruction disposal 3
  4. 4. What do you change? From this… …to This organics compositing plastic+ paper recyclingGarbage dumped off Hosur Road , BangaloreA typical unscientific landfill around here… hazardous recycling/safe disposal
  5. 5. What is in it for You!For Individual homes• Better management of household waste• Eco-friendly image generates respect among peers• Practical education of children on topics such as materials, recycling, decomposition• Greater participation in RWA affairsFor RWA/Community• Eco-friendly image of RWA/Community generates respect among peers• Reduced expense for disposal of solid waste• Income generation through sale of recyclables• Greater community participation in RWA affairsFor Community & Society• Better management of household waste• Increased recycling of plastics, paper etc• Hazardous waste kept out of landfill• Employment generation in recycling industry 5
  6. 6. Where to start? Collection and Disposal DAILY DAILY WEEKLY PERIODIC QUARTERLY Kitchen Waste Sanitary Waste Recyclables Debris/Inert Hazardous/ e-waste (wet waste) (dry waste) Collect in a bin with lid lined Collect in newspaper bag Collect in a bag for Collect in a cover Collect in-house with newspapers. DO NOT kept in bathroom recyclables in the USE PLASTIC BAGS. kitchen/utility Dispose daily in bin for wet Mark with red cross and Dispose weekly to Dispose in Bin for Debris Dispose quarterly directlywaste in basement. Given to dispose daily with BBMP BBMP DWCC Waste or check with your with BBMP*. DWCC areBBMP daily. Compost where Association. collecting e-waste possible BBMP to collect this periodically* Contact your nearest Dry Waste Collection Center and arrange weekly pick-up of 6 * Greater clarity in handling debris waste and e-waste is expected from recyclables. Call BBMP Control Room (080-2266-0000) for details BBMP in the coming days 6
  7. 7. How to go about the Segregation?RWA’s toIdentify &Educate pilotteam Provide bags for Educate the whole family segregated recyclables Wet Waste on segregation Composting with Instruction leaflet (see slide 11-12)Set-up &Monitor Recyclables (Dry Waste) Dispose dry waste for Sanitary Establish required bins at waste recycling weekly with Daily Disposal BBMP DWCC’s (see slide13) disposal area in basement Start segregation and monitor-troubleshoot-improve 7
  8. 8. Recyclables Collection: Bags for Recyclables Disposal: Weekly - sorted into Paper ,Plastic and Metal & Glass. Separate container for empty milk sachetsPlastic bags , Plastic packaging Tickets, Bills & statements*,Broken toys , Plastic utensils Envelopes & Covers, Notices,Plastic bottles , Bubble wrap Pamphlets, Paper wrappersTake-away containers* , Food packets* Printouts, Paper platesPickle packs* , Milk Sachets**Aerosol cans , Aluminum cans/foilMetal bottle caps, Glass bottles & jarsIncandescent Bulbs, TetrapackThermocole/Styrofoam 8 Final Disposition : Sorted and disposed to Dry Waste Collector
  9. 9. Recyclables Paper Paper Gift Wrapping Directories Tetra PackPrinting/Copier Paper Wash well and dry before disposal Greeting Cards Cartons News Paper Plastics Polyethylene Bags Wash well and dry before Plastic Bottles/ Cans Plastic Tubs/ Take- disposal if it was used to carry CD’s away containers food items such as pickles, curries, fish etc. Wash well and dry before disposal 9
  10. 10. Recyclables Metal Aluminum Containers/Foils Spray Containers Wash well and dry before disposal Do not crush or puncture Keys/ Misc metal objects Metal Cans Glass Do NOT dispose broken glass and ceramic items with dry waste. Pack separately in thick plastic cover and dispose with debris waste Glass Bottles Wash well and dry before disposal 10
  11. 11. Collect coconut shells separately Collection: Covered bin in Kitchen lined with newspaper NO PLASTIC BAGS! Disposal : Transfer daily home or communityWet Waste composterVegetable/Fruit wasteFood waste except non-vegetarian /oily wasteTea leaves/Coffee powderGarden trimmings/leavesFlowersPencil shavingsMatch SticksShredded Newspaper Final Disposition: Composted at home or Community Composting or to BBMP (see next slides for options) 11
  12. 12. Community Composting OptionsDaily Dump - Manthan Vennar - OWC 10 to 170 Kgs 15 Kgs per day 2.5 to 16HP 0 HP Purchase Cost and low cost and low Maintenance needs to be maintenance consideredhttp://www.dailydump.org/community-waste-management-final http://vennarorganic.com/index.html 12
  13. 13. Collection: Newspaper bag in Waste bin in bathroom Disposal: Daily disposal in common Sanitary waste binSanitary WasteDiapersSanitary NapkinsCondomsSyringesShaving BladesEar BudsOld TabletsBandages/PlastersFingernailsScrap clothAnimal bones 13
  14. 14. Collection: Waste Bin Disposal: Dispose in Bin for Debris Waste or check with your Association. BBMP to collect this period icallyDebris/InertsSweeping DustOily Plastic/paperScrap ClothRubber waste (slippers)Gilt PaperFoil covers (lays/kurkure packs) 14
  15. 15. Collection: E-Waste bin in Basement Disposal: Disposal to DWCCE-Waste & Hazardous who’ll onward disposal to authorized e-waste recyclers Hazardous Waste : Store atDry Cells PaintsCar /2-wheeler batteries home and dispose on call from Automobile Oils BBMP*Fluorescent Lamps 15
  16. 16. Happy Segregation, Composting and Recycling! vijay.krishnan@ragpicker.in http://www.youtube.com/user/ragpickerify 16

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