Municipal Solid Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 2000 (MSW Rules) are applicable to every municipal authority responsible for collection, segregation, storage, transportation, processing and disposal of municipal solid.
The Rule contains four Schedules name
|Schedule-I||Relates to implementation Schedule|
|Schedule-II||Specifications relating to collection, segregation, storage, transportation, processing and disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW).|
|Schedule-III||Specifications for landfilling indicating; site selection, facilities at the site, specifications for landfilling, Pollution prevention, water quality monitoring, ambient air quality monitoring, Plantation at landfill site, closure of landfill site and post care.|
|Schedule-IV||Indicate waste processing options including; standards for composting, treated leachates and incinerations.|