ESIA Guidelines for Municipal Solid Waste Management Projects
National Solid Waste Management Programme
This guideline identifies the main elements to be addressed when preparing an Environmental Social Impact Assessment ESIA for a proposed project related to the construction (or significant expansion) and operation of Municipal Solid Waste MSW facilities.
The guideline has been specifically prepared for the following MSW facilities:
Transfer Stations (TS) (including collection process).
Composting/Mechanical-Biological Treatment (MBT) treatment facilities. This version of the guideline does not include Incineration as a treatment option.
Sanitary Landfills. This version of the guideline (2018) does not include Incineration as a treatment option.