DRY WASTE is non-biodegradable wastes and includes paper, plastic, glass, metal, thermocole, cloth, and wood. This is collected on a bi-weekly basis and sent to the Dry Waste Collection Centres.
The following streams are classified as dry waste:
• Plastic
- Plastic covers/bottles/boxes/items
- Chips/toffee wrappers
- Plastic cups
- Milk/Curd packets
• Paper
- Newspaper/Magazines
- Stationery/Junk mail
- Cardboard cartons
- Pizza boxes
- Tetrapaks
- Paper cups and plates
• Metal
- Foil containers
- Metal cans
• Glass
- Unbroken glass bottles
• Other dry waste
- Rubber/Thermocol
- Mattresses
- Old mops/Dusters/Sponges
- Cosmetics
- Ceramics
- Wooden Chips
- Hair
- Coconut shells
Processing technologies used to process dry waste: Recycling, Re-use, Plastic to Crude oil