BBMP Commissioner Rajneesh Goel has issued a public notice regarding delivery and collection of municipal solid waste.
‘Wet waste’ includes cooked and uncooked food, fruit and flower waste and small quantities of fallen leaves and similar compostable material.
‘Dry waste’ includes all types of recyclable waste like paper, plastic, wood, rubber, metals, fabrics, glass, metal objects, wire, cloth, rag, leather, rexine, rubber, furniture etc.
‘Garden waste’ includes fallen leaf sweepings, large trimmings of branches, lawn trimmings and weeds in quantity.
‘Rubbish’ (inerts) includes dust, road sweepings, drain silt, ashes, broken bricks, mortar, broken glass, and non-recyclable wastes.
‘Sanitary waste’ include used menstrual clothes, sanitary napkins, disposable diapers, bandages and any material that is contaminated with blood and the like.
‘Household Hazardous Wastes (HHV)’ do not include industrial or trade wastes but refer to toxic or nuisance wastes like tube lights and fluorescent, batteries and button cells, cleaning agents, paints, oils, solvents, insecticides e-works like computer and mobile parts etc.
All occupiers shall keep all waste and discard the within their premises until collected at specific days in a week.
Sanitary waste from individual family occupiers may be handed over daily along with wet waste suitable wrapped in newspapers and marked with red cross.
No wastes of any kind shall be deposited on the streets and violations will attract fines. For more details, visit www.bbmp.gov.in