Andhra govt launches India’s first online waste management platform

News: Andhra Pradesh(AP) government has launched country’s first online Waste Exchange Platform for industrial waste.

Facts:

  • Purpose: To ensure safe disposal of toxic wastes with the help of monitoring, scrutinizing and auditing of the waste.
  • Besides, the platform will also encourage proper utilisation of waste and promote 6Rs — reduce, reuse, recycle, refurbish, redesign and re-manufacturing of waste items.
  • Implementation:It will be implemented by Andhra Pradesh Environment Management Corporation(EMC).
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