On Waste Management
I have collected some accurate figures on Waste Management in Delhi.
9000 tonnes- garbage generated every day.
15,000 tonnes- protected figure for 2021.
28 km² – area needed for landfills.
Rs.1350 crore- amount spent on solid waste management by 3 bodies in Delhi.
LANDFILL SITES statistics–
Bhalswa : 40 acres- capacity exceeded ,dumping still continues.
Ghaziapur: 70 acres – Capacity exhausted ,dumping still continues
Narela-Bawana : 150 acres – this is the newest lot, ample space still available.