Discussions on setting up a mobile compost unit in the capital city.
With garbage problem mounting and city Corporation’s options to tackle the issue getting limited, especially after the recent Supreme Court order upholding the green tribunal’s directive to replace the now defunct Vilappilsala treatment plant, the civic body has started looking at alternative methods.
The Corporation has started preliminary discussions with a UAE-based firm, which has expertise in managing solid waste, to address the garbage issue in the city.
Mayor V.K. Prasanth said the civic body had held discussions with Emvees Technical Services Limited to start a mobile compost unit in the city.
“We have referred their proposal to the campaign committee and project cell of the Corporation. We are examining whether the company’s expertise could be replicated in our environment,” he said.
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