Expansion works at Naboro landfill have commenced
September 23, 2019 6:30 am
Expansion work at the Naboro landfill have commenced.
This was highlighted after a recent visit to the landfill by the Minister for Environment Dr Mahendra Reddy.
Reddy says the work is expected to be complete in 56 weeks with a budget of $5.2 million.
He also highlighted that tonnage of waste in the landfill has increased nearly ten-fold since its inception.
Reddy says each year the government spends over $3 million in operating the nation’s only landfill the Naboro Waste Management Landfill that commenced its operations in 2005.
He said that his Ministry will have to take a futuristic approach towards the operations of the landfill.
Reddy was accompanied by his senior team of officials including the Permanent Secretary Joshua Wycliffe and the Director for Environment Sandeep Singh from the Ministry of Waterways and Environment.