Waste audits to quantify the various components in a waste stream are becoming increasingly important for proper solid waste management. This is due to the main shift in the overall strategy for waste management where collection & disposal has changed to a segregation & resource recovery policy. There is a need for conducting waste audits and to understand how the data can be interpreted for administrative, technical and commercial outcomes.
Nashik is one of the first cities in the country to have scientific landfills. The Nashik Municipal Corporation has planned to process waste in technologically advanced energy plants to be built by next year. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Sanjay Khandare, Municipal Commissioner, Nashik talks about the Clean mantra of the city – ‘A bin-free Clean Nashik, Beautiful Nashik’.