DEVELOPMENT OF ZONE WISE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROCESSING UNIT FOR COIMBATORE CITY, TAMIL NADUPoornima P. and Nithya R.
The effective solid waste management is one of the challenging tasks for the urban development in the metropolitan cities all over the world. The current scenario in waste management system is not satisfactory since most of the wastes are ideally dumped in the landfill site. This study focuses on the benefits and scope of decentralized solid waste processing units in Coimbatore municipal corporation, TN, India using the census data 2011 and geographic information system. In this study decentralized processing unit is designed for each zone of Coimbatore city considering all the parameters with respect to population of each zone and the costing has been done in accordance to solid waste management rules and amendments 2016. In this research a layout of processing unit has been done to arrive the land required to install a processing unit zone wise. The success stories of other states in region wise approach are initiative to carry out this paper various advantages and limitations of decentralized system is discussed in this paper.