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Best Practices on Solid Waste Management in India - English and Hindi Versions - SNUSP II

GIZ (2018)


Published in: 2018


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Case study tutorials under the Swachh Bharat Mission of the Government of India.

The Kochi module reflects the best practices on source segregation of waste as exemplified by the Kochi Municipal Corporation. The case study shows how source segregation, composting, stringent legal system coupled with multi-stakeholder participation leads to effective waste managemnet in urban places which are devoid of adequate landfill spaces.

The Panaji module explains how the vision of a city for attaining zero landfilling has been successfully translated into reality by the Corporation of the City of Panaji. The entire city segregates waste into a minimum of 6 fractions. The dry waste is further segregated into 18-20 fractions for recycling, organic waste is composted and dry waste rejects sent for co-preoccessing among others good practices. One vision, stable leadership, repeated and targeted campaigns for different user groups and continuous innovation to overcome the challengesof new waste streams have helped Panaji achieve this success.

The Gorai module details out the need for scientific closure of a dumpsite by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. It captures briefly the technical process involved with a special focus on the communities perspective. The module showcases the overall improvement in the standards of living, local economy, environment, and the biodiversity of the region before and after the scientific closure.

The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation has showcased the simple and effective management of organic waste through decentralised vermicomposting facilities. The module details out the step by step guide to vermicomposting technique - its operation, maintenance, pre and post care. It also highlights the positive outcomes of vermicomposting for replication by other urban local bodies.

A production by the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (on behalf of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, as part of the Indo-German Cooperation).

Content - Summary

List of available videos:

1) Together for Clean Kochi - Source Segregation for SWM, Kochi, Kerala

2) Together for Clean Kochi - Source Segregation for SWM, Kochi, Kerala - Hindi Version

3) Colours of Panaji. A bin free & landfill free City, Panaji, Goa

4) Colours of Panaji. A bin free & landfill free City, Panaji, Goa - Hindi Version

5) Vermicomposting of Organic Waste, Vijayawada, Andrah Pradesh

6) Vermicomposting of Organic Waste, Vijayawada, Andrah Pradesh - Hindi Version

7) First of it's kind dumpsite remedation, Gorai, Mumbai

8) First of it's kind dumpsite remedation, Gorai, Mumbai - Hindi Version

Bibliographic information

GIZ (2018). Best Practices on Solid Waste Management in India - English and Hindi Versions - SNUSP II.

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Case studies in other formats Composting, vermicomposting (solid waste), composting toilets East Asia & Pacific English Urban (entire city) Videos and webinar recordings

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