CSE clean city award: Why Alappuzha is one of the cleanest cities in India

Alappuzha has an excellent waste disposal system. It relies on decentralised biogas plants and composting to take care of 80 per cent of its waste. The no biodegradable waste is sent to certified recyclers. CSE ranks it as the cleanest city in India.

 
Last Updated: Monday 11 July 2016 | 06:22:50 AM

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  • If somebody in DELHI tries to convert biodegradable waste into COMPOST who is going to help the cause.does YR.publication helps in finding volunteers?rgds.rakesh talwar

    Posted by: Rakesh Talwar | 2 years ago | Reply
  • It would have been very nice if from waste management in Alapuzha was introduced and the salient features of
    collection ,transport of waste equipments initial and added capital cost and like.Rains in Kerala I think has some contribution to clean atmospheric conditions as well as for
    wiping streets grounds.

    Posted by: Viswanathan | 2 years ago | Reply