In addition to the causing well-known health and environmental hazard, mismanagement of the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) has resulted into a sort of social issues. For the young men of the 8 villages in the Karnataka located around a TSDF (Treatment, Storage, Disposal Facility), it could mean permanent bachelorhood. The reason being no parents wants to marry their daughter to a village that look like (read actually is) dumping ground for the MSW from the city.
In this article in The Times of India, Sunitha Rao R discuss how the well known waste management company is India is blatantly ignoring rules, that they must adhere to.
Read the full article here
So, message is clear – Clean up your place, not just for the environment and health concerns, but your better-half also!!