SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Why Collection & Transportation using Garbage Compactors is more than just a luxury. Below are some of the reasons why an effective Collection & Transportation systems for Municipal Solid Waste is more than just a compliance issue :
- Reduces Collection & Transportation Cost
Compactors compress garbage and increase their specific weight. This enables maximum pay load utilization of chassis, thereby minimizing cost of collection and transportation.
- Protects your Collection & Transportation Crew from Occupational Health Hazards
Due to manual handling of Garbage, cleaning crew often suffers from infection, skin diseases and other occupational hazards.
- Reduces Waste from Entering Storm Water Lines
Uncollected MSW often finds way into the sewerage & storm water network, because of wind rain and open manholes. Thus causing blockages and water logging during monsoons.
- Reduces Traffic Congestion
Inefficient Collection & Transportation systems add to the vehicle fleet strength, causing traffic congestions and higher fuel consumption.
- Minimize Social Inconvenience
An inefficient SWM can cause great social inconvenience; and is a threat to any and every form of epidemic. Collection of garbage also attracts rodents and stray animals.
- Reduces Accidents and Injury
Manual Collection & Transportation System exposes the cleaning crew to unscientific and accident prone work conditions, leading to fatal accidents. Comply with Prohibition of Manual Scavenging Act, 1993.
- Trash breeds Trash
Periodic cleaning can aid in keeping a clean workplace cleaner. A study by Human Resources Institute states that people have little or no hesitation in throwing litter in a littered place!
- Reflects Efficiency of the Civic Authorities
Often a city of choice is a city with an efficient Civic Authority, which ads greatly to the feeling of pride.