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MANAGEMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE

Salient Features

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India has notified the Hazardous and Other Waste (Management and Transboundary) Rules, 2016.  As per the rules, hazardous waste means any waste which by reason of characteristics such as physical, chemical, biological, reactive, toxic, flammable, explosive or corrosive, causes danger or is likely to cause danger to health or environment. The hazardous waste generator shall follow the steps namely prevention, minimization, reuse, recycling, recovery, utilization including co-processing and safe disposal of hazardous waste. SPCB shall grant authorization for handling the hazardous wastes.

 The Board is taking effective steps in handling and management of hazardous wastes, its treatment and disposal in an environmentally safe manner. The following  common hazardous waste Treatment Storage and Disposal Facility (TSDF) has been established is in operation.

1.    M/s. Tamilnadu  Waste Management Ltd, Plot No. 5-15, & 28-33 EPIP, SIPCOT Industrial Complex,  Gummidipoondi Taluk, Tiruvallur District.

2.    M/s. Tamilnadu Waste Management Ltd, Plot No. 135 – 138 etc, Unduorumikidakulam village, Virudhunagar district.

 

 

 

 

   

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