Municipal solid waste management (SWM) bye-laws of 2006 mandate for waste segregation at source by residential societies. In the month of June the Mumbai High Court has asked the municipality to enforce waste segregation at source without any delay. Dry waste on segregation provides multiple benefits to the community, legitimate earning and hygienic working conditions for the informal community, monitoring waste levels and considerable financial gains can be achieved through segregation. This project investigates whether the design of dry waste collection centers can have a positive impact and act as a catalyst for quick adoption of waste segregation in the community. Students of Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Architecture, Kharghar along with mentors, Quaid Doongerwala, Sanya Gupta and Parin Visariya and Sampurn(e)earth worked over two months to come up with a design solution for Dry Waste Collection Centres in Navi Mumbai.
DCOOP is a critically acclaimed design studio established in 2003 by Quaid Doongerwala and Shilpa Ranade. The firm adopts a collaborative approach to projects, working in close association with a talented team of consultants and project managers. DCOOP is committed to evolving environmentally and socially appropriate design solutions in response to the changing needs of globalizing India.
Sampurn(e)earth, founded in 2012, are working towards breaking the non-cyclic process of waste management. They provide end-to-end decentralized waste management solutions for housing societies, corporate houses, townships, school and college campuses, etc.
NMMC - The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation is the municipal organisation of Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. On 17 December 1991 NMMC was constituted by the Maharashtra Government for catering to the requirements of 29 villages in CIDCO Navi Mumbai project.