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AP plans to convert garbage into energy

Source: The Times of India, Date: , 2014

The AP government plans to follow the footsteps of Singapore for waste management in the entire state as well as in the capital region. After his recent visit to Singapore, chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu has chalked out a strategy to keep the state garbage-free. According to which, people will be asked to segregate garbage at source for easy management of waste by the sanitary staff. If the Naidu government has its way, citizens will be asked to use two waste baskets at homes and offices for the separate collection of dry and wet waste materials. According to officials, kitchens in Singapore have special ducts which automatically segregate waste material, which in turn are connected to a common dump from where municipal vehicles collect segregated garbage.

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