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Waste Management Sector In India

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<p>The Waste Management Sector is a crucial contributor towards achieving the ambitious goal of India&rsquo;s net zero ambitions.</p><p>The waste management industry of India had a total revenue of $6.9 bn in the year 2020, which represented a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.9% between 2016 and 2020.</p><p>The different types of waste that are treated are solid, liquid, industrial, electronic, electrical, construction, etc.</p><p>About 43 million tonnes (70%) of waste is collected, of which about 12 million tonnes are treated, and 31 million tonnes are dumped in landfill sites as of today in India.</p><p>While the sector has already adopted several sustainability-oriented practices, there is scope for further collaboration between the waste generated and the waste collected.</p><p>And it is our collective responsibility to increase the awareness about waste management as a sector and generate wealth from waste.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><em>This article was contributed by our expert <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/gautam-sharma-72650417/">Gautam Sharma</a></em></span></p><p>&nbsp;</p><h3><span style="font-size: 18pt;">Frequently Asked Questions Answered by Gautam Sharma</span></h3><h2><span style="font-size: 12pt;">1. What are the schemes of the government to manage waste in India?</span></h2><p><span style="font-size: 12pt;">The government of India has initiated several schemes like 'Swachh Bharat Mission, 'National Water Mission, and 'Waste to Energy to achieve the goal of effective waste &amp; pollution management in India.</span></p><p>&nbsp;</p>
KR Expert - Gautam Sharma