Solid Waste Management

India`s urban population generates about 50 million metric tons of waste per year which is 115,000 metric tons a day - tendency increasing. A volume posing an enormous challenge for the country with its insufficient waste management system. Negative effects can be noticed especially in the big cities in terms of bad ground water and soil quality and the spread of diseases. Within the framework of the Clean India Mission the Indian government is now looking for reliable and sustainable solutions. An interesting opportunity for foreign stakeholders to enter the growing Indian environmental market.

According to the actuality and the expected market demand, Solid Waste Management was one of the focus topics at IFAT India 2015. The whole program intended to gather information about investment and incentive possibilities and as well as to tie first business contacts within the branch.

Through interactive workshops - amongst others with the Maharashtra Pollution Control board and Municipal Corporation Officials - companies were able to gain interesting insights into the Indian waste industry. Further, a German Business Delegation including renowned companies such as Doppstadt, Doosan Lentjes and REMONDIS came to visit the show. The delegation did not only participate in the fair`s supporting program but were also able to collect market information by doing site visits. A Solid Waste Management Meeting Point - rounded off the whole program. There, participating companies presented their latest products and solutions in the field of solid waste.

Detailed information about the Business Delegation.

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