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New Scheme to dispose of non-hazardous waste becomes operational at BOI Biyagama Export Processing Zone


New Scheme to dispose of non-hazardous waste becomes operational at BOI Biyagama Export Processing Zone
A new scheme to dispose of non-hazardous solid waste was formally launched at the BOI’s Biyagama Export Processing Zone (BEPZ), at its Material Recovery Centre (MRC).   Participating at the event were Mr. M K D Lawrance, Executive Director (Zones), Mr. Sanjeewa Chulakumara, General Manager, Insee Geocycle of Holcim and Ms. Sharika Senanayake, Director, Environmental Sustainability of MAS Capital Pvt Ltd.,
 
A competitive bidding procedure was initiated and Insee Geocycle of Holcim was selected as the party to dispose of the remaining waste.
 
Under the new solid waste disposal scheme, the non-hazardous industrial waste that has accumulated at the MRC will be disposed of in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner by a third party.  This will be done after authorized waste collections of the Zone have selected and removed the waste components that can be re-used or re-cycled.
 
The introduction of this new scheme reflects the BOI’s commitment to continually uphold high environmental standards.
 
 
Dilip S Samarasinghe
Director (Media & Publicity)


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