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Revamping Chennai’s micro composting centers

Nearly 60 percent of municipal waste generated in Chennai is biodegradable waste (See this article for more on Chennai's solid waste management woes) ; this itself shows that half of the city’s solid waste problem can be solved if our biodegradable waste is managed effectively. The different methods we have to treat biodegradable waste are composting, biogas and bio-CNG generation.

Comments on new MSW Rules 2015 (July 2015)

Comments on the new Draft Municipal Solid Waste Management and Handling Rules 2015 sent to the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change on behalf of the Initiative on Waste, Informal Workers and Chennai's Future

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