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Solid Maste Management

Proper and safe disposal of sludge is a legal requirement. Of late, all CETPs in Tamil Nadu have established Secure Landfills for disposal of sludge. The first of its kind, a pilot project established under the UNIDO programme, existing at CETP, Melvisharam, may be seen in the picture below. ILIFO has the technical expertise in design and establishment of such secure landfills. Subsequently, several other CETPs are implementing secure landfill with slight modifications.





Sludge generated during the tanning process and sludge from the ETP/CETPs of tanneries contain valuable nutrients. Technical guidance is available with ILIFO for composting of tannery sludge. The quality of compost produced has been found to be of high soil nutritional value