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Panel Discussion on Waste to Energy, Pune

Written By mediavigil on Monday, November 24, 2008 | 12:22 AM

Waste Matters and Janwani co-host a Seminar on

Waste to Energy

Is incineration of city garbage a good idea?

29th November (Saturday)

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm


5th Floor, International Convention Centre (Crossword Building)

Senapati Bapat Road


Municipalities are struggling to cope with increasing volumes of garbage and demands for a clean city. As dumpsites get filled and with no more land available new solutions are being sought.

Incineration of waste is being touted as the perfect solution to this problem. It also promises energy from the process, an added allurement to cities reeling under power cuts.

Is WtE really the panacea for our garbage woes? Does the energy equation work? What will its environmental and social impact be?

Panel Discussion on Waste to Energy
29th of November 2008, 5.30-7.30 pm
Venue, MCCIA, Pune

5.30-5.45 Introduction to issue Sanskriti Menon
5.45-6.00 PMC Waste Treatment Plans Praveensing Pardeshi
6.00-6.30 Environmental, economic, political implications –WtE Gopal Krishna
6.30-6.50 Energy & Efficiency Implications of WtE Ashok Shreenivas
6.50-7.00 PMC and SWM- KPIs and towards SSLBs Ranjit Gadgil
7.00-7.25 Discussion
7.25-7.30 Vote of thanks Sanskriti Menon
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