Chennai, Nov 24: 'Zero Waste Management', a project by Exnora Innovators Club with the support of the Corporation of Chennai will begin in the city soon. This structure of Rs 7 lakh project that will be inaugurated soon at the premises of the Independence Day Park in Nungambakkam. This 'Zero Waste Management Centre' will convert the solid waste into manure will use earthworms from Africa.
Workers of Exnora Innovators Club will collect the residential waste from the houses directly after segregation. The dumping of garbage on 20 roads in the vicinity will be prevented if the initiative becomes successful. The club has started creating awareness among residents of the locality as their support is crucial. There was a demonstration on solid waste management in Nungambakkam on Sunday, Nov 23.
"The centre was created in response to the need to process urban solid waste quickly and inexpensively," M Chidambaram, General Secretary, Exnora International. "Our initiative is unique because we employ a low tech, efficient sorting system," G Palani, General Secretary, Exnora Innovators Club, Nungambakkam.