Study of civic body initiatives in tackling food and kitchen waste
Three bio-CNG plants to treat 300 tonnes of bio-waste in Chennai
Greater Chennai Corporation will bring down the quantum of organic and food waste entering its landfills by 300 tonnes by setting up three bio-CNG plants that will bottle compress natural gas made from biowaste.
Bio-CNG plant at Mahindra World City converts 8 tonnes of food and kitchen waste into 400 kg of grade fuel.
Chennai and nearby suburbs generates 5500 tonnes of waste everyday out of which 55% is wet waste.
As of 2019, there are about 17 operational bio-CNG plants in 9 states in India that can convert 46,178 kg of wet waste into compost and raw bio gas.
Greater Chennai Corporation's office located at: Egmore