Hyderabad-based Sukuki Exnora a NGO which awards civic authorities for its work awarded Belgaum City Corporation (BCC) with the Green Leaf Award-2011 in the area of Garbage disposal.
The corporation has a solid waste management unit at Turmuri village where about 180 tonnes of garbage is disposed everyday.
The unit is run by Ramky Enviro Engineers.
The Belgaum landfill site at Turmuri has been facing a big issue as people there are complaining about pollution. In December 2010 the BCC had decided to shift the garbage depot from here to a different place.