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The following Theme-based Groups for Cleanliness were formed in the NGO meeting on 5 October 2005.
If you would like to join any of the groups (one or more), please inform.
If you would like to head any of the groups, please inform.
If you can recommend any names of experts or ngo or commercial organisations for any of the groups, please inform.
Please send whatever articles, suggestions, etc. you have regarding these themes.
Theme Groups & their Co-ordinators:
types of waste:
- biodegradable waste - dry e.g. fabric /  wet e.g. food    - not decided
- recyclable waste - plastic / rubber -- Mr. Bandopadhyay of ICEP
                           - metal, others    - not decided
- debris & construction waste - household / builders - Bijoy of YUVA
- medical waste - hospitals, nursing homes - Deepika D'Souza of Mumbai Medwaste
- hotel & restaurant waste  - Rajul of Orchid Hotel
- hawker waste & market waste - Harshad Gandhi of Excel Industries
concerned geographical areas:
- water bodies (sea, beaches, lakes, river); nallas, sewage, drains, storm-water drains - Mohan of Reefwatch
- slums / dattak vastis - [not decided]
- localities / ALMs - Priya Ubale of Clean Sweep
- dumping grounds / landfills [not decided]
methods of treatment:
- ragpickers   - Jyoti Mhapsekar of Stree Mukti Sangathana
- scrap traders - not decided
- vermiculture / bio-composting - Dr. Sangole of Pestom Sagar ALM or Prakash Dandekar
- toilets - Umesh Sawant of Triratna Prerna Mandal
- biomethanation - Dr. Sharad Kale of BARC
- Saaf Aangan concept - Madhu Sawant of I Clean Mumbai
- technology selection & financial calculations - Vinda Wagh of Mah Eco Devp Council
- education via schools - Katy (Kitayun Rustom) of CERE
- advocacy / educating public - Mrs. Farida Lambay of Nirmala Niketan, College of Social Work
- transport / logistics - Rishi Aggarwaal of MESN
- funding / project sponsorships - not decided
- overall - Sudheendra Kulkarni 

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