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Study on Solid Waste Management System in Dindigul Corporation of Tamilnadu and Feasibility Analysis on Waste-to-Energy Projects

  • J. Askin RajEmail author
  • A. Asif
  • S. Suhee Vimalesh
  • S. Kumaresan
  • V. Kirubakaran
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Abstract

Dindigul is a city of Tamil Nadu, a south Indian state, covers an area of 14.01 km2 (5.41 mile2), and has a population of 207,327 in 2011. It is the twelfth largest urban agglomeration in the state and has a population of 292,512 according to Tamil Nadu’s 2011 census in which the waste generation is about considerable amount to take care for waste management to keep the city in good manner. A detailed questionnaire has been prepared to study the waste generation in each and every ward. As per the current scenario, the waste dumping yard is spread about 4.86 ha, where the waste is stored and handling is done in centralized way doing vermicomposting and recycling. Waste to Energy Study from Market Waste, Solid Waste from has been made to make an option for Energy Generation in decentralized way.

Keywords

Decentralized waste handling Waste-to-energy Bio gas 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Askin Raj
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. Asif
    • 1
  • S. Suhee Vimalesh
    • 1
  • S. Kumaresan
    • 1
  • V. Kirubakaran
    • 1
  1. 1.Rural Energy CentreThe Gandhigram Rural Institute—Deemed UniversityDindigulIndia

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