Resource efficiency approaches to differential waste streams in urban areas.

Recovery of energy or materials based on local market conditions as well as ownership of the waste supply chain.

Customised waste management in industrial clusters to viable implement 3R approaches that reduce, reuse or recycle waste (within)

Policy & Regulations

As Solid Waste Management (SWM) is part of public health and sanitation - according to the Indian Constitution - it falls under the state list. Further, as this activity is of local nature, it is entrusted to the urban local bodies (ULBs).

There is an increasing presence of the private sector in the waste sector and many cities have functioning public private partnerships (PPPs) for waste such as Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmadabad, Surat, Guwahati, Mumbai, Jaipur and more.

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