Case studies from waste minimisation circle- an initiative by Ministry of environment and forests

The initiative aims at:

  • Propogating the waste minimisation circle concept
  • Spreading application of waste minimisation techniques
  • Disseminating results and achievements

The National Productivity Council, a premier institution engaged in promoting productivity consciousness, is executing the WMC programme. This site provides links to different case studies on industries that have successfully implemented the WMC initiative.

Case 1: Cleaner production from textile processing industry

M/s Tirupur Arora is a textile processing company in Tirupur. The unit is engaged in processing of cotton hosiery, with a processing capacity of about 2500 tons per annum. This case study outlines the results of cleaner production, that is reaping benefits to the company. Read More

Case 2: Conversion of batch distillery to continuous process in a distillery in Akluj, Maharashtra

M/s S S K Distillery, Akluj is a distillery unit producing alcohol with a production capacity of 30 KLPD. Considering the problem of treating distillery spent wash to meet the regulatory standards, the unit has adopted modified fermentation process namely "DUAL BIOFERMCEN PROCESS" to reduce the quantity of spent wash generation. This change in technology has not only reduced the spent wash generation by 40% but also increased the production capacity by 100%. Read More

Case 3: Waste minimisation in rice mills in Nizamabad district, Andhra Pradesh

The case deals with a group of rice mills in Nizamabad district of Andhra Pradesh. The group formed a circle with assistance from M/s Maruti Consultants and guidance from National Productivity Council to adopt waste minimisation (WM) techniques to reduce their energy and water consumption through sharing knowledge and information with each other to improve their productivity. Read More







Post By: Rama Mani