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Bigyan Samwad: Solid Waste Management-Challenges and Solutions

Bigyan Samwad is a program organized by NAST on 27th August 2019 focusing on “Solid Waste Management: Challenges and Solutions. Honourable Minister Lal Babu Pandit, chief guest of the program, inaugurated the session. The first part of the program contained Experts presentation on different topics related to solid waste management followed by discussion, questions, and answers.

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Managing Road-side Wires

As I am working in e-waste management sector, way back home was a misery for me to see the old wires all over the street – especially when I reach the stretch of Lagankhel - Satdobato road. Seeing the tangled wires, I could see how it is affecting the environment and the community. It hit me even more when my father met with bike accident, a small one thankfully, due to the roadside wires. 

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MRF Visit from Kathmandu Metropolitan City Environment Department

Last 23 July 2019, the Head of  the Environment Management Department of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Environment, Mr. Hari Kumar Shrestha, took a inspection to the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) of the hotel Hyatt Regency Kathmandu. After this visit, Mr. Shrestha found more about the   waste management model implemented by BW2V. BW2V briefed him about the source segregation, transfer and re-segregation of waste into various reciclables processes. The dry waste is segregated and stored into the chambers whereas the wet waste is turned into compost. Mr. Shrestha also visited the compost making facility and was impressed by the integrated solid waste management practices happening on the ground. He shown his interest in collaborate with BW2V to implement a similar model in different wards of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

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Training session on Integrated Hotel Waste Management at Kathmandu Marriott Hotel

On the 11th July 2019, BW2V conducted a training session on Integrated Hotel Waste Management for the hotel staff of Kathmandu Marriott Hotel where Blue Waste to Value have recently started to provide waste management services. The training was facilitated by Ashish Khanal and Rasmina Adhikari, Project Manager and Associate respectively.

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