Chandigarh MC holds waste segregation awareness meetings with city RWAs

To increase civic participation in basic waste collection and household fertilizer preparation, the Municipal Corporation (MC) has organized Saturday meetings in various zones to celebrate the environmental status of June 5 to June 11 under the title “Aapke Saath”.

Representatives of Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) shared their practices on isolation and home composting.

It was started by Pooja Ghai and Hem Raj Satija, sharing their practices of separating household manure and waste.

Meanwhile, Dhanas resident Muskan guided other residents of the local area on the benefits of composting.

Addressing representatives of various RWAs at the community center in Sector 8, Mayor Sarabjit Kaur said that residents who are composting wet or kitchen waste in their homes are leading by example and are part of a growing sprint towards producing successful manure. Interest and participation gradually.

MC Commissioner Anindita Mitra addressing a similar program of RWAs at the Community Center at Sector 22, during which he said, from segregation to recycling to composting, residents should manage waste responsibly and ensure that waste does not end up in mixed form. Landslide

Mitra praised the efforts of RWA officials of 100 odd houses and flats in Sector 22-A, which produces about 200 kg of solid waste, including 150 kg of kitchen waste every day, to ensure that all their waste is recycled and does not go to the waste collector.

In-house garbage collectors requested all residents to provide waste classified into four categories: dry waste, wet waste, sanitary waste and hazardous waste.

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