Noida will add 3 sites to dump 120 tonne waste

  • | Sunday | 26th November, 2023

Noida: The Noida Authority has identified three more dumpsites to manage the 120 tonne of horticulture waste that is generated daily. A technical agency will be hired to treat the waste using technology for faster decomposition.The new sites will be in Sector 59, under the park in Sector 117 and in Sector 150s Doob area. The city, currently, has dumpyards in sectors 32 and 105, which are overflowing.Officials said that the existing dumping grounds are already running over capacity as the decomposition process takes time. Due to the ongoing situation, it is becoming difficult for the authority to collect and dispose the waste being generated from green zones and decompose it. They added that bids have been issued for a company which has experience in processing horticulture waste like leaves, garden debris, roots, shrubs, vegetative material etc. The selected agency will also carry segregation, recycling and reprocessing of horticulture waste adhering to the waste management or recycling rules prescribed by the central pollution control board and Uttar Pradesh pollution control board.Noida authority will provide land area on license for 5 years. The officials added that the natural process of decomposing the horticulture waste takes several days to process, the agency hired will submit a plan with technical options to expedite the process so that the dump sites are not flooded. We also published the following articles recentlyBook those who dump bio-medical waste under Goondas: HCThe Madras High Court has observed that the state government should take necessary steps to deal with the transportation of bio-medical waste from Kerala to Tamil Nadu. The court suggested booking the violators under the Goondas Act by amending it. The court commended the governments efforts to implement the Bio-medical Waste Management Rules, 2016. The judge also mentioned that the advocate general had given a positive opinion on bringing the violators under the Goondas Act. The court set aside the order of the Alangulam JM court that allowed the interim release of a Kerala vehicle involved in dumping bio-medical waste.Ecogreen adds 10 dumpers to its fleet for waste collectionEcogreen, the solid waste management concessionaire in Gurgaon, has added 10 heavy commercial vehicles to its fleet to improve secondary waste collection. The municipal body is considering terminating Ecogreens contract and has issued tenders for secondary waste collection. The new vehicles, with a capacity of 20 tonnes each, will collect waste from secondary waste collection points and transport it to the landfill. Ecogreen is responsible for both primary and secondary waste collection in the city. The officials are also concerned about the irregularity of primary waste collection and have received complaints from residents.Plastic waste to be converted into automotive fuel in AyodhyaAyodhya has partnered with MK Aromatics Limited to convert plastic waste into automotive fuel, aiming to become a single-use plastic free city. The agreement between Ayodhya Municipal Corporation and MK Aromatics Limited, based in Chennai, will establish north Indias largest plastic-to-fuel plant with a capacity of 20 tonnes per day. The plant will convert plastic waste into crude oil and then into automotive grade diesel for industrial and agricultural use. The project will also create employment opportunities for marginalized individuals, particularly women, and involve the installation of collection boxes and battery-operated transportation rickshaws.

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