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June , 2016
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Plans on to unburden Okhla landfill site

Source: The Hindustan Times, Date: June , 2016

Having reached its capacity, the Okhla sanitary landfill site is under tremendous pressure. As no alternative is available, nearly 2,700 metric tonne (MT) garbage is still dumped every day here. Alarmed with the prevailing situation, the SDMC is thinking of ways to resolve the issue. The civic body has planned to set up three recycling plants for construction and demolition (C&D) waste where debris would be crushed and converted into tiles. As per an estimate, the Okhla site receives 1,000MT of construction waste from all four zones in south Delhi.

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