Project: Hyderabad Waste Management Project

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Here is an example of managing hazardous waste in Hyderabad, India. The project is assisted by the Australian Agency For International Development or AusAid. (Reference: http://www.earthsystems.au)

Project: Hyderabad Waste Management Project

CLIENT: AusAID, the Australian Agency for International Development, manages the Australian Government’s
official overseas aid program.

LOCATION: Hyderabad is the capital city of the State of Andhra Pradesh and a major industrial centre in southern India. It is India’s fifth largest city having a population of over 4 million people.

With a population of 914 million people (1994), India is the second most populous nation in the world after
China. Nearly one quarter of its population live in poverty.

BACKGROUND:

The Hyderabad Waste Management Project is a four year project funded by AusAID to improve the
management of industrial waste in that city.

The development of a central Facility for the Treatment, Storage and Disposal of…

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