Waste Generation in India
Over 377 million urban people live in 7,935 towns and cities and generate
62 million tonnes (MT)of municipal solid waste per annum.
43 MTis collected
11.9 MTis treated
31 MTis dumped
State-level statistics of MSW generation in India (2009–2012). Source: Central Pollution Control Board, Govt. of India, 2012.
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