“Not only is open burning of waste a significant source of pollution but so are landfills, construction and demolition waste, incinerators for sanitary towels in schools, and waste-to-energy plants, noted environment experts here on Thursday at the conclusion of a panel meeting…A panel comprised Arvind Kumar of the Lung Care Foundation; Suneel Pandey, director, Environment and Waste Management Division, at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI); J.S. Kamyotra, former member of the Central Pollution Control Board.”
The Hindu
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Waste is a greater contributor to air pollution than we realize