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Trends — Chintan NGO: Waste management as a tool for social inclusion in India

The India waste problem is urgent. Official figures say around 62 million tonnes of solid waste is produced in the country every year of which only 43 million tonnes is collected, only 12 million tonnes treated and the rest dumped. Ten million tonnes of garbage is generated in just the metropolitan cities: Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Kolkata. The landfills of […]