Consider this: Navi Mumbai is the only city to have achieved 85 per cent of the service-level benchmark prepared by the Government of India´s Urban Development Department! Developed by the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCO), the city is maintained by the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC).
Its mission is simple: recycle, reuse and reduce! In a country like India, where about 141,000 tonne of waste is generated and collected everyday across 459 cities, Hanjer Biotech Energies Pvt Ltd handles about 10,000 tonne in 20 cities.
Solid waste management (SWM) is becoming an area of acute concern in India. A recent report submitted to the National Green Tribunal by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) revealed that nearly 76 per cent of all cities indiscriminately dump their solid waste in violation of the rules, which includes burning it in the open