Collection of garbage under ‘categories’ to commence from today

Collection of garbage under ‘categories’ to commence from today

Collection of garbage under ‘categories’ to commence from today

Written by Staff Writer

01 Nov, 2016 | 7:56 am

All Municipal Councils in the country have decided to collect garbage categorised as bio-degradable and non-bio-degradable from today, November 1.

A communique issued by the Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government says that a countrywide programme in this regard will be launched from today.

The official launch of the programme is set to get underway under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena this morning.

The communique notes that based on the success of the programme, the concept will be introduced to Urban Councils and Pradeshiya Sabhas.It adds that strict legal action will be taken against individuals who fail to comply with the new system of garbage disposal.


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