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Community-based Solid Waste Management in Galle City - A Pilot Project in China Town

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Chatura
WELIVITIYA
Nadeesha
GODAKANDA
Nadeeka S
AMARASINGHE
Masaki
TANIGUCHI
2017-09

This case study summarises the experience and lessons learned of the pilot project that has been implementing by the CITYNET Yokohama Project Office in Japan partnered with the HELP-O, a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), to assist in improving the Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) in Galle City based on the successful experience of Yokohama City, one of environmental model cities in Japan, in achieving a 40% waste reduction target within 5-7 years by making commitments from; citizens to separate waste, business to collect and recycle, and city government to create more sustainable 3R (reduce, reuse and recycle) system with public education.

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