Separation of biomedical waste in apartments to be mandatory in Bangalore
BBMP is mulling making it mandatory for all apartment complexes to ensure that biomedical waste is not mixed up with municipal solid waste.
BBMP's mandatory segregation at source rules are focused on non-mixing of wet and dry waste. The civic body decided to look at biomedical waste generated by residences after biomedical waste generated by a hospital ended up by a roadside last week. The illegal dump opened BBMP's eyes to the fact that the waste it was ferrying to landfills also included biomedical waste generated by residences. read more →
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