The Corporation of Chennai is planning to install an integrated waste management system in the city and is looking for a viable solution to get rid of the Kodungaiyur and Perungudi dumping yards. It has called interested parties to submit their proposal for setting up an integrated municipal solid waste processing facility to handle around 2,500 tonnes of garbage daily. The Corporation would be deciding on a suitable process to segregate garbage and send the recyclable and biodegradable items to the necessary industries.
The non-degradable and non-recyclable items will be converted into Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF). Presently, Hyderabad-based Ramky Enviro Pvt Limited has been entrusted with the task of conservancy operations in zones 9, 10 and 13 of the Corporation. Tenders have also been called for the projects that involve scientific closing down the Kodungaiyur and Perungudi dumping yards and street conservancy operations, including door-to-door waste collection and street cleaning in several zones