With reference to Swachh Bharat Mission, the civic body will lift all dustbins from roads by October 2. Starting from July, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has removed around 400 dustbins already. According to statistics, there Total bins on roads 1043, Total spots 971, Bins removed 400.
The city generates around 4,000 metric tonnes of garbage, whereas roughly 2,000 metric tonne gets recycled. Recently, the civic body has also given a contract for recycling religious (pooja) waste. Around 84 lakh metric tonne of garbage has accumulated in the past four decades.
To clean streets and making it litter-free, with the ulterior goal of making Ahmedabad a zero waste city. The city had set 2030 as the target to make the city zero waste; however, with the collective effort of various departments, the civic body will reach the goal by 2025.
So far, 1,000 vehicles have been roped in to collect garbage from the source, which is segregated into dry waste and wet waste.