Ban on collection of non-segregated waste from Nov 1: NMC

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Ban on collection of non-segregated waste from Nov 1: NMC

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NMC) has decided to impose a complete ban on collection of non-segregated waste from November 1 onwards.

In a review meeting chaired by NMC’s Commissioner Sanjay Goel to know the progress of compliance of solid waste management rules 2016, all the concessionaires were directed to deploy staff at dhalaos to prevent the public from dumping non-segregated waste, the corporation said in a statement.

During the meeting, NMC’s Commissioner said that the civic body will collect only segregated waste from households/ shopping establishments to achieve the target of 100 per cent segregation at source.

He directed the officials to organise the public awareness campaigns with RWAs and market association to educate the public about the benefits of waste segregation and its positive impacts on society.

Goel further asked officials to ensure that all the segregated waste shall be transported separately in different coloured green and blue bins for wet and dry waste respectively up to the processing facility by the concessionaires.  He also directed official to prepare area specific strategies including slums and other settlements, commercial institutions and other non-residential premises for segregation of waste at source.

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