Give the triple bins a try in solid waste management

Give the triple bins a try in solid waste management

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Give the triple bins a try in solid waste management

Wednesday December 08 2021 garbage

A heap of garbage at the Dandora Dumpsite in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG

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Summary

  • The Sustainable Waste Management Bill, 2021 makes it compulsory to separate garbage into organic, dry and special waste ahead of collection by licensed garbage firms.
  • Green bins will be used to collect organic waste, while blue and yellow bins will be used for dry and special waste.

The legislative proposal to bring households and businesses to the centre of waste management is a step in the right direction.

If passed, it would see the individuals and entities that generate the bulk of the refuse take more responsibility for its disposal and make solid waste management more efficient in our towns and cities.

Banana peels, plastic…

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