Better waste management options explored at NIBM workshop View(s):Under its ‘Idea Space for Business Intelligence’ initiative, the National Institute for Business Management (NIBM) held a workshop on “Urban Organic Waste – could we manage better?” at its National Innovation Centre on March 1, with Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka taking part as chief guest. “Environmental degradation through mismanagement of waste disposal also contributed to the spread of disease. He also mentioned the delays and difficulties in finding suitable waste disposal sites due to unfair political interferences. Dr. Sujatha Gamage from LIRNE Asia made a presentation on “Economic Incentives and the Missing Elements in Solid Waste Management”. Savera Weerasinghe, a Community Activist: The waste management process needs to be simplified and attractive incentives should be provided to encourage composting and to bring out end-products from waste, while creating demand for the end products.
Source: Sunday Times March 09, 2019 19:05 UTC