Solid waste management in Rameswaram Island - “Green Ramesawaram project”

Vasudeo, G and Saraswathi, V and Sridhar, K and Saravanan, Raju and Edward, Loveson and Thirumalaiselvan, S (2018) Solid waste management in Rameswaram Island - “Green Ramesawaram project”. In: COMAD, 11-12 April 2018, Kochi.

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    Hand in Hand Inclusive Development and Services (HHIDS), is a non-profit company registered under Section-25 of the Indian Companies Act, 1956 with its office at Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India. HHIDS works in the field of Solid Waste Management. This involves educating the people in waste management principles, conducting awareness programs and on field implementation of waste management. The project also ensures that the practices are implemented in a sustainable manner through community participation. The long-term objective is thus to reduce the environmental degradation caused by the unscientific handling of solid waste. The project aims at ensuring environmental, social and financial sustainability in a period of three years and advocating the 3 R concepts (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle), to achieve that the people are educated on the importance of segregating garbage at source and avoiding usage of disposable plastics. At present, Hand in Hand’s solid waste management project is implemented with community participation at 22 locations, in 8 districts, in the State of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, and Union Territory of Puducherry; covering 156,878 families with a total population of 6, 27,512.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2018 04:39
    Last Modified: 05 Jul 2018 04:39

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