About 60 to 70 percent of this amount is spent on collection, 20 to 30 percent on transportation and less than 5 percent on final waste disposal. Hardly any attention is given to scientific and safe disposal of waste (CPHEEO Manual 2000) .
|Title||:||Report of the Technology Advisory Group on Solid Waste Management|
|Author||:||India. Technology Advisory Group on Solid Waste Management, Central Public Health and Environmental Engineering Organisation (India)|