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Hazardous wastes in India mounting at the rate of 2-5 per cent per year: ASSOCHAM-PwC

Source: Financial Express, Date: May , 2017

Source: Financial Express, New Delhi, May, 2017 :- As per the joint study conducted by ASSOCHAM and PwC, in India, about 10 to 15 percent of wastes produced by industries are hazardous and the generation of hazardous wastes is increasing at the rate of two to five percent per year. As per the estimates, annually around 7.46 mn metric tonnes (MT) of hazardous waste is generated from 43,936 industries in the country, of which land fillable waste is 3.41 mn MT (46 percent), incinerable 0.69 mn MT (nine percent) and recyclable hazardous waste is 3.35 mn MT (45 percent), according to a study on ‘Waste Management in India-Shiting Gears’, jointly conducted by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) and PwC.

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