During 2000, the estimated quantity of solid waste generated in Delhi, India was more than 9000 tones per day. This is one of the biggest sources of environmental degradation in capital city of India. Since 1950's over 12 large landfill have been packed with all kinds of nonbiodegradable and toxic waste of Delhi. The area covered is at least 1% (14.83 square kilometer) of total Delhi's area.

Urban India is likely to face a massive waste disposal problem in the coming years. Traditionally, the problem of waste has been seen simply as one of cleaning and disposing. But a closer look at the current and future scenarios reveals that waste needs to be treated holistically, recognising its natural resources roots as well as its health impacts.

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india / waste management starting from August 2001, only biodegradable waste from the residential and commercial complexes of Mumbai will be managed by the Brihan-Mumbai Municipal

San Mateo, a landfill site located in Anti

The Municipal Solid Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000 shall apply to every municipal authority responsible for collection, segregation, storage, transportation,, processing and disposal of municipal solid wastes.

Residents of a Rajasthan village are up in arms over secret plans to store nuclear waste nearby

How nuclear waste is produced and stored

a study conducted by uk -based ici (Imperial Chemical Industries) on the long-term effects of dumping chemicals in quarries near Runcorn, Cheshire, uk has turned up some

the Union government is planning to prohibit location of landfill sites within a 10-km radius of airports and airbases in the direction of the