The World Bank estimates that world cities currently generate about 1.3 billion tonnes of solid waste per year, and 2.2 billion tonnes a year are expected by 2025. The amount of waste generated across the world is increasing and waste management poses challenges for many governments, especially for developing countries in Asia.
There are varying efforts in waste management across Asia, where countries with different levels of economic development differ in their regulations and actions on managing waste. The more developed countries have comprehensive waste management regulations and policies in place.
More efforts on waste management are required in some countries, especially addressing ineffective policies and coordination among various agencies; the lack of law enforcement; insufficient collection coverage, skilled manpower and proper equipment; and low budget allocations. In addition, establishing financing options for waste management operators, and increasing awareness and capacity building are also necessary.
Proper waste management presents an opportunity not only to avoid the environmental and health impacts associated with waste, but also to recover useful materials and resources, create jobs and improve livelihoods.
ADMCL is one of the leading players in the field of Solid Waste Management services in the country. The company has executed more than 20 major projects till date.
It further plans to intensify activities in several other parts of the country by bringing in the latest technology in the industry and also plans to venture into related environmental projects.