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Which waste is which waste type?


The list below will be part of the Segregation of Waste Guidelines.
Pl add to the list below as it is best to have as comprehensive a list as possible to be circulated to the public.

Biodegradables: (compost it yourself or pay a fine for MCGM pick-up)
    Kitchen Waste incl: Tea Leaves, Egg Shells, Fruit and Vegetable peels
    Meat
    Bones
    Flowers
    Garden and Leaf litter
.    animal litter
    Wet or Soiled paper
    House dust  after cleaning
    Coconut shells
.     Sanitary pads


Recyclables: (sell it or give it to ragpicker orgs or to MCGM truck)
          Newspapers
          Paper books and magazines
          Glass
          Wire
          Metal objects
          Plastic
          Cloth Rags
          Leather
          Rexine
          Rubber


Non-recyclable - Hazardous
          Fluorescent tubes
          Spray cans
          Fertilizers and pesticide containers
          Car Batteries
          Cells


Non-recyclable Non-hazardous
          Old medicines
          Shoe polish
          Mattress and sofa foam
          Old furniture
          Thermocol / Styrofoam
.          e-waste e.g.
.          Certain plastics e.g.

Pl do comment. Thanks. Vinay
 













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