GHMC call to ensure segregation of waste into dry & wet

Hyderabad, Sept.14 (NSS): The GHMC authorities today asked resident welfare associations, hotels and restaurants managements to ensure segregation of waste into dry and wet waste at source itself.

The GHMC Cmmissioner said as per solid waste management rules 2016, all the resident welfare associations, market associations, all gated communities and institutions with more than 5000 sqm area, all hotels and restaurants in GHMC limits, shall ensure segregation of waste into dry and wet waste at source by the generators, facilate collection of segregated waste in separate stream, handover dry waste/recyclable material to either the authorized waste pickers or the authorized recyclers.

The bio-degradable waste/wet waste shall be processed, treated and disposed off through composting or bio-methanation within the premises. The residual waste shall be given to the waste collectors, the Commissioner said in a public notice issued today. (NSS)

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