Udupi town generates close to 71 Tons waste per day and has a population around 1.5 lakhs. Udupi has 35 wards where door to door collection is being carried out by the CMC staff in some wards and by SHGs in others. Saahas is working closely with the CMC, Udupi to ensure that source segregation is practiced in all the 35 wards. Saahas is also providing technical inputs to CMC to set up the decentralized as well as centralized processing units for wet and dry waste.
Key interventions under this project are:
Implementing source segregation of waste in 35 wards of Udupi.
Distribution of dry waste collection bags to all the households, and door to door awareness
Execution of periodic awareness and capacity building activities for the stakeholders
Enhancing sorting efficiency through support of equipment like conveyor belt to CMC for dry waste sorting
Supporting home composting by training households and installing pipe composting setups.
Providing technical support in setting up windrow composting and pit composting at CMC landfill site and a Material Recovery Facility in the city.
Implementing segregation of waste at source, Processing; IEC, Capacity building
Dec 2018 - ongoing
17,056 and counting
62.3 MT DW / Month 108 MT WW /Month
Udupi CMC, Households, Commercial establishments, Apartments and Markets