Collective step towards improved solid waste management in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

By SeaChange team, ANI | Waste management is a big challenge worldwide and it becomes even more challenging for islands due to their isolated geography. Solid waste management had emerged as a priority issue in the Andaman Islands when Dakshin conducted its health and environmental needs scoping study in 2019. The proper management of waste on land is also essential for preserving the delicate marine and coastal ecosystems, upon which different communities depend for fishing or tourism.