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East civic body sets ball rolling for waste-to-energy plant at Ghazipur

Source: Daily Pioneer, New Delhi, Date: October , 2017

Source: Daily Pioneer, New Delhi, Oct 16, 2017:- The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) said it has set the ball rolling for setting up a waste-to-energy plant of 2,000 MT capacity at Ghazipur landfill site. East Delhi Mayor Neema Bhagat said the corporation is concerned about such fire incidents and the idea now is to "recycle maximum garbage" and "leave minimum trash for dumping". "We have taken action on disposal of landfill and we have begun the process for setting up the waste-to-energy plant having a capacity to process 2,000 MT of garbage. "Besides, we have also initiated a plan whereby garbage generated by 2,500 families in Mayur Vihar-Phase I area would be converted to compost. So, the idea is to leave as less as possible for dumping," Bhagat said. The blaze at the landfill site was extinguished in the early hours on Sunday after over seven hours of fire fighting operations, a fire official said.

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