10 Landfill Sites and Dumping Grounds in India

Dumping grounds and landfill sites of Indian states also include landfill in Gurgaon,Dumpyard in Jaipur,Palakkad village dump yard in Kerala, Sembakkam Lake in Chennai, Plastic garbage dump yard ground in Leh Ladakh and Athipattu and Pallikaranai wetland becomes a dumpyard for Chennai.

Deonar Dumping Ground, Mumbai

Deonar dumping ground of of Mumbai is the largest dumping ground of India where waste has reached up to the height of 164 ft.

  • Mulund Waste Gound
  • Kanjurmarg Dumping Site

Ghazipur Landfill, Delhi

Ghazipur Landfill site is the biggest contributors of air pollution in Delhi, grown tall up to 65 metres over the past few years and one of the largest dumping site for Delhi.

  • Bhalswa Landfill
  • Okhla Landfill

Kodungaiyur Dumpyard, Chennai

Kodungaiyur Dump yard is the largest dump yard in Chennai and said to be toxic site for residents of Kodungaiyur and Perungudi.

Dhapa Wasteland, Kolkata

Dhapa Wasteland and dumping ground of Kolkata is spread over 60 acres of land and the they are also searching for new garbage dumping ground for the city.

Mavallipura Landfill Site, Bangalore

Mavallipura Landfill at Bangalore was a village now a landfill site at the outskirt and house 500 tonnes of waste.

Uruli Devachi and Phursungi, Pune

Uruli Devachi and Phursungi villages were used as landfill site in Pune, Issue with waste is indeed a serious problem for Punekars and one must visit the site to know the situation.

Jawahar Nagar Dump Yard, Hyderabad

Jawahar Nagar dump yard is spread over 135 acres of land and dumped by the garbage collected from the city of Hyderabad, Though capping project is going on here.

Pirana Landfill, Ahmedabad

Pirana Landfill in Ahmedabad is the producer of smoke, toxic fumes and foul smell, One of the most unsafe and unstable landfill of India.

Bhandewadi Dumping Area, Nagpur

Bhandewadi dump yard of Nagpur is dangerous for the residents, As it
was spreads the fire to vicinity of Bhandewadi area.

Vellalore Garbage Yard, Coimbatore

Vellalore dump yard is a big garbage site with no easy access of vehicles and pathways and gangways, also the landfill site had one of the largest fire at Coimbatore outskirts.

As tourism growing in India, Some of the least polluted area of the state are also getting polluted by the tourist like large dump site at Bomgard and top tourist destination of Manali was also house tonnes of garbage which was left behind by the tourist.