Members of the Russell Market Traders’ Association and traders will get a waste-to-energy plant installed at the market by next week.
The market, which houses around 480 shops, produces nearly 12-15 tonnes of garbage daily, out of which seven tonnes are wet waste alone. To minimise the waste and use it towards a productive end, the Association decided to instal a waste-consuming energy generator.
“The decision was made after a meeting on April 2,” explained Mohammed Idris Choudhary, the general secretary of the Association. “All shop vendors were consulted about this new technology.