of garbage is collected and removed from the city every day.
per capita generation per day
disposal sites, Kodungaiyur (North chennai) and Perungudi (South chennai), serve the entire city. The waste disposal system is primitive - collect and dump in the two sites.
approximate size of both the disposal sites.
estimated waste disposed at both the sites every day.
number of years that the Perungudi site has been operational. Kodungaiyur has been operational for 30 years.
5 million tonnes
of waste has been estimated to have been dumped in both the sites to date.
number of sanitary workers