bio-waste recycle and reuse COVID-19 Green House Gases, productivity and economic growth
29 September 20
On 29 September 2020, Sri Lanka observec the world’s first annual ‘International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste’. This day highlights the importance of minimising food waste and presents a call to action to everyone along supply chains right down to the consumers.
During this time, when Sri Lanka’s efforts to counteract bio-waste pollution and landfilling are being emphasised, in the year 2018/19, 50-60% of the total solid waste transported in the Western Province, to the three dumping sites in Kaduwela, Karadiyana and Kerawalapitiya by 20 local authorities, was food waste.