CMC Community leaders meet up 16th June 2017

For informing and to be informed by community leaders in CMC and other local authorities

June 16, 2017; 300-600 pm

Subasinghe Auditorium, HARTI, 114, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7

 On behalf of the “Campaign for Sustainable Solid Waste Disposal” I cordially invite you to the above community leaders’ workshop. The participants at this workshop will include the ‘Colombo-Our-City’ ratepayer network and other concerned citizens.

Resource Persons:

Eng. Y. Sylvester, Director, Solid Waste Division, Colombo Municipal Council

Mr. Nimal Prematilake, Sociologist, Solid waste management project, Ministry of Megapolis & Western Development

Mr. Sudesh Nandasiri de Silva, Chairman, Recyclers’’ Association

The questions to be addressed at the work shop are as follows.

  1. When will we get a regular waste collection in the city?
  2. What shall we do in the meantime?
  • Can food-waste be composted without hassle in urban environments?
  • What kind of waste is recyclable?  What can I do with them?
  • What shall I do with the residual waste?
  • How can we optimize source separation and collection by CMC (inputs from community leaders)

I look forward to your participation and contributions at the workshop. An introduction to the campaign is attached.


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