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Dr Dhundi Raj Pathak

(An individual SWM specialist, the author holds PhD in geoenvironmental engineering. He currently teaches GIS and solid waste management and landfill engineering.)

Resolving Kathmandu Valley’s solid waste problems

Published On: August 28, 2021 07:00 AM NPT By: Dr Dhundi Raj Pathak

The waste collectors can make a schedule for waste collection. They can collect only biodegradable waste on one day and non-biodegradable waste on another day. It will help in maintaining a proper waste segregation system; otherwise this becomes only a propaganda campaign. No formal municipal waste recovery and recycling programs are practiced at present.