Prob­lem­atic en­dorse­ment

Down to Earth - - WASTE -

Higher the rank, lower the seg­re­ga­tion of waste at source. Is this what the sur­vey is prop­a­gat­ing?

MAD­HYA PRADESH

Waste seg­re­ga­tion at source about 45-50% only; about 300-375 tonnes of wet waste treated ev­ery day in the cen­tralised waste-to-com­post plant in Bhan­pura

HARYANA/PUN­JAB

Waste col­lec­tion above 90% but no seg­re­ga­tion at source; pro­cess­ing waste-to-re­fusederived fuel plant at Dadu Ma­jra un­der le­gal tan­gle

DELHI

Seg­re­ga­tion at source less than 5%; 1,700 tonnes waste dumped in an un­san­i­tary land­fill ev­ery day; 1,600 tonnes per day in­cin­er­ated at a waste-to-en­ergy plant in Okhla amid protest for caus­ing pol­lu­tion

UT­TAR PRADESH

No waste seg­re­ga­tion and pro­cess­ing; has en­sured only door-to-door garbage col­lec­tion

KER­ALA

85% seg­re­ga­tion at source; sin­gle-use plas­tics banned; de­cen­tralised waste man­age­ment in all 52 wards; most wet waste pro­cess­ing done in situ

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