On Waste Management

I have collected some accurate figures on Waste Management in Delhi.


9000 tonnes- garbage generated every day.

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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.