The Assam Government has introduced draft Assam Urban Solid Waste Management Policy, 2018 (“Draft Policy”) with a view to achieve a totally clean, sanitized and healthy city with proper collection, transportation, treatment and disposal facilities. This Draft Policy will ensure improved public health and sanitation facilities.
The Policy has been prepared with a view to achieve the following Goals:
- 100% Door to Door collection;
- Implementation of Segregation of waste at source;
- Efficient collection and transportation of wastes generated
- Encouragement of recycling of waste and discourage utilization of non-biodegradable material like plastic;
Source: Government of Assam