KATHMANDU, August 20: It will take 10 more days to effectively manage the garbage piled up in the streets of Kathmandu Valley for two months, according to the Personal Secretariat of Mayor Balendra Shah.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The vehicles carrying garbage from Kathmandu to Banchare Danda were stopped by the locals on Thursday as well.

KATHMANDU, August 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has managed the waste generated in the Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday with a security cordon.

KATHMANDU, August 17: Vehicles carrying garbage from Kathmandu have reached Sisdol. According to Naveen Manandhar, the spokesperson of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, preparations for the disposal of waste are being made by deploying police personnel in the Banchare Danda landfill site.

KATHMANDU, August 16: There have been repeated clashes between the locals and the police in Banchare Danda.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The locals of Banchare Danda again stopped the vehicles carrying garbage from the Kathmandu Valley to the landfill site early this morning. Garbage trucks have reached Sisdol. Naveen Manandhar, spokesperson for the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), said that police will be mobilized from Nuwakot today as well to dispose of the garbage.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The disposal of the Kathmandu Valley’s waste in Banchare Danda has resumed under police protection. Nuwakot police deployed a police team to provide security to the trucks carrying garbage from the capital to Banchare Danda.

KATHMANDU, August 15: CPN (Unified Socialist) Dhunibesi-1 Ward Coordinator Bhishan Dhital has said that none of the agreements reached with them have been implemented and hence, they will not let garbage to be thrown at Banchare Danda until their demands are met.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The vehicles that had left for the Banchare Danda landfill site      carrying garbage from Kathmandu are stopped in the middle of the road today as well. Representatives of local political parties stopped all the vehicles that reached Banchare Danda landfill site in the middle of the road.

KATHMANDU, August 14: The vehicles carrying garbage from Kathmandu to Banchare Danda have been stopped by the locals again. According to Sita Rai, head of the Environment Department of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), the vehicles carrying garbage were stopped again this morning.

KATHMANDU, August 14: Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) has said that 250 to 350 garbage trucks will reach Banchare Danda every day.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The locals of Banchare Danda have announced that they will not allow the Kathmandu Valley’s waste to be dumped at the Sisdole-Banchare Danda landfill site from August 17.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The locals of Banchare Danda have announced that they will not allow the Kathmandu Valley’s waste to be dumped at the Sisdole-Banchare Danda landfill site from August 17.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Around 60 garbage trucks carrying waste to the dumping site at Banchare Danda have been stopped by the local residents.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The collection of waste management of Kathmandu Valley will be affected today and tomorrow as the road connecting Sisdole and Banchare Danda — which has been filled with garbage — has to be cleaned.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Minister for Urban Development Ram Kumari Jhankri has said that small management centers should be found as an alternative to large landfill sites for waste management in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 10: An 18-point agreement was reached between the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) and the locals of Banchare Danda last night to take the garbage of Kathmandu Valley only at night from now onward. The agreement was signed for the waste management of the Kathmandu Valley at Banchare Danda-Kudule, Sisdole landfill site.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The garbage trucks that had reached Banchare Danda to dispose of the Kathmandu Valley’s waste have returned without doing so.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The situation has become tense in Banchare Danda of Nuwakot after the locals obstructed trucks from dumping garbage at the landfill site today. The police mobilized at the site fired six rounds of tear gas canisters to control the agitated locals who were obstructing the dumping process, according to a source.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The locals of Banchare Danda have created obstructions in the dumping of garbage at the landfill site today as well. The locals were agitated and had protested the dumping of garbage at Banchare Danda on Tuesday as well.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Police were ordered to intervene after the locals of Banchare Danda protested against the dumping of garbage and tried to stop the vehicles carrying garbage to be dumped at the Banchare Danda landfill site today.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Locals at Sisdole have obstructed dumping of garbage in Banchare Danda. Stating that they do not agree with the agreement reached between the government and the representatives of the garbage dumping area, the agitating locals obstructed dumping of garbage in Banchare Danda on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Minister for Urban Development Ram Kumari Jhakri has said that the government would address all the concerns raised by people affected by the new landfill site in Banchare Danda.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The waste collected in the Kathmandu Valley was dumped at the Banchare Danda Landfill Site for the first time on Tuesday. The dumping of the valley’s garbage started today with the completion of the construction of ‘Cell One’ of Banchare Danda landfill site.

The site can hold Valley’s waste for nearly 50 years