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Garbage Management expanded

Oct 13, 2010 5:17:01 AM - itnnews.lk

The management of garbage will be streamlined. Various measures are being adopted under this programme.

Initially organic fertilizer production projects will be expanded throughout the country. The Government says that new projects will be launched in the Hikkaduwa, Dompe, Kurnegala, Trincomalee and Kandy areas.

Small scale projects will also be mooted in Kuliyapitiya and Bingiriya. The expenditure will be in the region of 147 million rupees. Organic and bio-gas projects are also planned in affiliation to military camps and hospitals.

The Central Environmental Authority will provide the required grants. The Government’s intention is to build a nation sans garbage by 2011.