The Ministry of Megapolis and western development have commenced transporting garbage to the scientific garbage recycling plant constructed in Aruwakkalu- Puttlam. As the first step, garbage of the Colombo municipal council was transported to the plant yesterday and accordingly 10 vehicles were utilized to transport the garbage. The site has a capacity to accommodate 600 tons of garbage. By next March, steps will be taken to double this capacity and volume.
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