Jabalpur shows the way with its smart system of solid waste management

The garbage collected is then taken to the over 300 community bins, including around 50 semi-underground bins which are fitted with sensors

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Smelly rubbish tips, overflowing garbage vats and festering landfills are a blot on the face of many Indian cities. That’s not the case in Jabalpur, though. The third largest city of Madhya Pradesh has made huge strides in making the entire process of garbage collection and disposal smart and technologically-driven, thereby making itself cleaner and greener.  As the day breaks in Jabalpur, thousands of municipal sanitation workers hit the streets, visiting the lanes, by-lanes and every household. Apart from the usual carts and brooms, they also carry hand-held RFID ...