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Townships In Indore Plan To Recycle Waste. How Will It Help?

Townships In Indore Plan To Recycle Waste. How Will It Help?

Townships In Indore Plan To Recycle Waste. How Will It Help?
Some developers in Indore have agreed to set up waste converter in collaboration with the Indore Municipal Corporation. (Wikimedia)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India Project is certainly getting support from developers across the country. Among those who have joined the mission are some developers in Madhya Pradesh's Indore that have launched residential townships with organic waste converters.

These waste converters will help reuse hundreds of kilograms of biodegradable waste generated every day in each household.  According to the waste management experts, the initiative will help developers use the treated garbage as fertilisers. Loosely estimated, a housing society generates an average of 400-500 kg of waste each day, out of which 60 per cent is organic waste.

Kapil Verma, deputy general manager, of one of the upcoming residential township at the Talawali Chanada area in Indore, says they have kept the provision of setting up an organic waste converter in the campus to treat the organic waste into manure and utilise it in the gardens.

A few townships of Indore have also agreed to set up the waste converter in collaboration with the Indore Municipal Corporation. 

How may this help other Indian cities?

The initiative by developers in Indore is an example that can be replicated by developers in cities such as Delhi, and Mumbai to tackle garbage issues. This could help in ways more than one.

  • Recycling waste will improve economic efficiency of projects.
  • This practice will have a positive impact on the overall health of residents.
  • Such measures will eliminate adverse impacts on the environment through reducing, reusing and recycling, and minimising the use of resources will improve air and water quality which will help in the reduction of greenhouse emissions.
  • A waste recycle plan will reduce the garbage overflowing in the landfills of big cities.
Last Updated: Mon Jun 13 2016

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