Solid Waste Management

Solid waste management in the city is handled mainly through Decentralized Waste Management strategies of the Corporation. City Corporation will implement a digitally integrated solid waste management system as part of Smart City Projects. GPS enabled vehicles will be used which tracks collection routes and optimize pickup schedules.  It also includes waste sorting and processing facilities using advanced sorting technologies. Corporation has identified agencies for dry waste collection. They are now operational in nearly all wards. Clean Kerala Company is collecting the dry waste from these agencies and handing over for recycling. Items covered are mostly Plastic and Glass. As per the policy of Trivandrum Corporation, Food waste has to be processed at source. Private agencies are collecting food waste and distributing it to Piggeries.

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