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Surat tackles Covid waste best: Study

Source: Times of India, Date: , 2020

Diamond City is sweeping clean all cleanliness records. This time, after donning the crown of being the second cleanest city in the country, Surat has emerged as a model centre for handling biomedical waste during the pandemic.An Indo-Norwegian study of the global pandemic's implications on the informal sector and biomedical and plastic waste generation and handling, conducted between March and July 2020, finds that Surat tackled it in a model manner, practices good enough to be emulated elsewhere too.The findings of the report was released during a webinar on "The Informal Sector, plastic and biomedical waste-perspectives and trends during COVID19" organised by the Indo-Norwegian project team where experts discussed impact of waste management on ecosystem.

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