As part of the government’s plan to reform and modernize waste management practices, all upcoming housing societies and business complexes in India will soon be required to ensure zero waste. Achieving net zero waste involves reducing, reusing, and recovering waste streams (sludge) in order to convert them into useful resources, ensuring no solid waste is disposed of in landfills. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is likely to issue a directive to all state governments by the end of March 2023, to make this a part of the building by-laws, and assure implementation. Read More