Sri Lanka, Sept. 16 -- Work on the Puttalam, Aruwakkalu Sanitary Garbage Dump will be expedited as a scientific and eco-friendly solution to the garbage problem.

Accordingly, 1,200 tonnes of garbage per day will be deposited at the Aruwakkalu Scientific Sanitary Garbage Dump and the Colombo Metropolitan Solid Disposal (Metro Colombo Solid Waste Management) project will be completed in September 2021.

Garbage will be taken to Aruwakkalu, 160 km away from Kelaniya by a special train.

The Urban Development and Housing Ministry requests the public to assist in this project as a national task and to assist the garbage collection process carried out by local authorities by sorting the garbage in their own homes.

Garbage brought from Kelaniy...