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Maharashtra issues compost solution for civic bodies’ trash problem

Source: The Times of India, Date: May , 2017

 Source: The Times of India, Pune, May, 2017 :- If all goes well, compost from city waste will soon go for sale on a larger level. On Saturday, the state government issued an iconic order, urging all the local bodies to scientifically process garbage, and promote marketing and sale of compost under its brand 'Harit Mahacity compost'.The urban development department has given its nod for this initiative that involves processing of biodegradable wet and dry waste in order to produce compost. In Pune city alone, the corporation generates around 500 tonnes of compost out of the total 1,600 tonnes waste per day. Out of this, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) sells around 100 tonnes compost to farmers.

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