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Waste Characterization

Sr. No Name of City Compostables(%) Recyclables (%) C/N Ratio HCV Kcal/kg Moisture (%)
1. Bangalore 51.84 22.43 35.12 2386 55
2. Chennai 41.34 16.34 29.25 2594 47
3. Kolkata 50.56 11.48 31.81 1201 46
4. Delhi 54.42 15.52 34.87 1802 49
5. Greater Mumbai 62.44 16.66 39.04 1786 54
CPCB with the assistance of NEERI: (2004-05)