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Plan to process horticulture, plastic waste

Source: The Hindu, Date: , 2016

About 100 metric tons (MT) of plastic waste generated in four of the six zones of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation goes straight to the Bhalswa landfill daily. Another 20 MT of waste from horticulture also ends up dumped unprocessed at the already overflowing landfill. In an effort to reduce this, the North Corporation will be outsourcing the collection, segregation, transportation and processing or recycling of horticulture and plastic waste. The ambitious plan will first be rolled out in the City, Sadar Paharganj, Karol Bagh and Narela zones. Horticulture waste of 10 MT per day produced in the remaining zones Civil Lines and Rohini is already collected and processed at the integrated waste disposal and processing facility at Narela-Bawana.

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