Waste management Kerawalapitiya Karadiyana Kaduwela disposal
29 August 21
Around 3,963 tonnes of edible food is dumped daily in Sri Lanka as waste owing to negligence of people, reveals a survey conducted by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN.
The survey has also found that approximately 353 tonnes of food waste were daily generated within the Colombo Municipal Council area.
Accordingly, around 100,000 tonnes of food that could have been eaten are dumped in the waste bins monthly, the survey has found.