Webinar on Setting up Materials Recovery Facility (MRFs)

One of the responsibilities of the Urban Local Bodies, as highlighted by SWM Rules 2016 is setting up of materials recovery facility or sufficient space for sorting of recyclable materials to enable informal or authorized waste pickers and waste collectors to separate recyclables from the waste. The webinar takes the audience through the various aspects of MRF including Siting criteria for setting up MRFs and also the economics of operating MRF.

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Ms Shivani Wadehra
Associate Fellow, TERI

She is an Associate Fellow in the Centre of Waste Management with 6 years of experience. She has experience in data analysis, solid waste management, and capacity building. She has a masters degree in Operations Research from Delhi University and Environmental Studies from TERI University.


Mr. Michael Kalish
Vice President, SCS Engineers

As SCS Engineers' National Expert for Transfer Stations, Michael Kalish has been the Project Manager and lead designer for several new solid waste facilities, major transfer station renovations and expansions all across the country. Michael is a California licensed Professional Engineer with over 15 years of solid waste experience, both as a consultant and as a California municipal employee. Mr. Kalish has also worked on a variety of engineering projects involving LFG, LFG to Energy, landfill closure, and methane mitigation design.

The webinars are being organized under a project funded by UNEP-Climate and Clean Air Coalitions Waste Initiative. TERI and Abt Associates come together to organize a series of webinars for the city network participants as a form of continuing education for improving practices.

Please do write to us at shivani.wadehra@teri.res.in to enrol for this webinar. The details regarding webpage for the webhosting and access password would be mailed to you on your registered email address.

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