Clean streets, clean localities, clean markets

The objective of these guidelines is to provide guidance for identification of various sources of waste electrical and electronic equipments (e-waste) and prescribed procedures for handling e-waste in an environmentally sound manner. These Guidelines are reference document for the management, handling and disposal of e-wastes.

The electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) is one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world. The increasing

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.

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.

Transition from fossil fuel dominated energy to clean, carbon compliant sources demand its generation from alternative sources that could provide flexible and scalable solutions. This is the big challenge in view that the gas and coal fired installations continue to increase unabated notwithstanding the harsh realities of global warming and climate change consequences.

Burnt or buried, garbage needs land

Urban India's dismal garbage management record