The Government of Goa under the aegis of the Department of Science, Technology and Waste Management has formed the Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) and entrusted it to look after the overall management of all types of wastes, secondary collection of dry non-biodegradable waste from Village Panchayats, Municipalities, State & Central Government Institutions, Industrial Estates and other organizations for its safe and scientific disposal. Further, the State Government has mandated GWMC to prepare a holistic Solid Waste Management Policy for the State. It has set an ambitious goal of achieving Zero-Waste and Zero Landfill philosophy adopted by the State. This, amongst others, envisages a State with high social awareness on waste and public space hygiene at par with the best tourist destinations in the world.Read More
GWMC works for securing and assisting in the orderly establishment and organization of facilities to manage solid waste and other types of waste It is also aimed to provide guidance and assistance to local bodies and organisations in terms of technology and methodology. The vision of the GWMC is to create a Zero Waste Goa. The Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) has initiated steps to prepare a solid waste management policy for the State and to draw up a plan for managing and handling garbage scientifically with a long term perspective.
The Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) functions from their office located within the premises of Hindustan Waste Treatment Plant Pvt. Ltd. at Saligao plateau, Saligao, Bardez, Goa and is instrumental in co-ordinating all activities pertaining to solid waste throughout the state.
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