Delhi Landfills

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Delhi Landfills


Location: Delhi, India
Size: Combined, three landfills (Bhalaswa, Okhla, and Gazipur) receive about 6,000 tons per day
Type of garbage: Municipal solid waste
Health implications: Methane emissions

These dumps are run by the government agency, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. The current landfills are close to capacity, and the MCD is searching for new sites to build landfills.