Daily 220 MTon Waste is collected in City.
Nearly 18 crores of rupees are spent yearly to collect wastage from 58 sections of the city. Belgavi is now a part of Smart City and hence to keep the city clean is everyone’s responsibilities . The growth of pollution is also a reason of this wastage.
Yearly 14 crores of amount is paid as salary to all the staffs who collect the wastage daily and 4 crores to the officers yearly. This expenditure is made every but then too we find garbage on roads and drainage places which is always collected and not cleaned. Due to this Garbage the population of mosquito are increased a lot and are spreading disease like dengue and many more.
There are 800 people for cleaning the wastage. 30 % of garbage is due to Plastic materials. The plastics gets stuck in Drainage pipes and hence the waste get collected on road sides as well. To Keep our city clean we should try to stop using plastics materials and use Cloth bags for basic utilities.