The new landfill
for domestic solid waste will be commissioned since next year, the currently used landfill
will be closed and reclaimed.
'The proposed site is ideal for a landfill
,' Mr Kayani said.
Why Wandaka doubts that the Murang'a one won't provide all the facilities that he saw in Israel and much more could be because the project managers have not, so far, explained what a sanitary landfill
is as opposed to a dumpsite, many of which exist in Kenya.The stigma associated with dumpsites in most counties including Nairobi and Mombasa has informed Kenyans to oppose any effort to undo the wrongs in the solid waste management chain.
Based on the SCRP, IPM Environmental Services will work with the Quezon City government in implementing effective post-closure care, particularly leachate management and slope stability re-profiling of the landfill
, for 15 years based on Republic Act 9003.
Among those standing up was Kirstie Pecci, a Senior Fellow with Conservation Law Foundation, whose own home--and those of many of her family members sits barely a mile from the landfill
. Pecci has fought for nearly a decade to shut down the facility that is polluting her family's air and water.
A statement released Wednesday by Sukleen in response to the municipality's decision said: "Due to the closure of the road to the temporary landfill
and the halt in construction of the landfill
The application calls for the landfill
to accept Class 1 industrial waste, which the state considers toxic but non-hazardous.
Salvi issued notice to the Environment Ministry, Delhi government, DPCC, municipal corporations and others on a plea seeking stoppage of dumping of any kind of solid waste at the three main landfill
sites of Delhi.
A stronger cap over the original section of the landfill
not only would help keep toxic vapors inside, but keep rain water from leaking in from the outside, said Falta, who studies the transport of hazardous chemicals.
Nonhazardous waste from homes, business, and institutions ends up in municipal solid waste landfills
, where it decomposes and breaks down to form landfill
gas, which includes carbon dioxide, a number of air toxics, and methane.
The ultimate "capping" of the 5-acre C&D landfill
is not addressed in this bid.