Smaller municipal corporations are taking the lead in finding renewable ways for disposing organic waste generated in the city. Recently, Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) installed a bio gas plant through which it plans to generate electricity from waste.
The plant has the capacity to generate 250 units of electricity daily along with 100kg of manure. The waste used in the plant for processing would comprise of waste from the slaughter house and the fish markets in the city. The electricity generated from the plant would be used for illuminating the street lights and the manure would be used for the municipal gardens.