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This is a picture of the enormous garbage dump in Meethotamulla as seen from the HNB tower in Colombo 10. The photos show garbage is being pulled up by excavators. Pix by Waruna Wanniarachchi

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  • vithura Tuesday, 14 March 2017 03:08 PM

    Insatiable greed for consumption at the expense of the environment, the pollution of which will consume us all! Tragedy of humans.

    Sharon Wednesday, 15 March 2017 10:12 AM

    Right through out the history betrayals have happened and put the country in jeopardy. Never had 100 years of straight development. Latest on 8th Jan.

    Arnold Tuesday, 14 March 2017 04:03 PM

    Simple solution, collect the bio waste separately and turn into compost and put the rest (which are mostly recyclable) in an open space and let loos the kudu karayas. They will separate, clean and make sure the material goes to the suitable recycling centers.

    Dr.Watson Tuesday, 14 March 2017 06:23 AM

    This belongs to Sri Jayawardenapura !

    Raj Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:33 AM

    If you invite Swede, they turn into energy and money

    Brian Joe Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:47 AM

    Now the dump is being built at home , conseconsequences soon on health reason.What's happening to SL

    Bingo Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:48 AM

    Can not even manage garbage. Talk about 2500 years of history

    TONY Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:51 AM

    THERE ARE SOLUTIONS TO MANY ISSUES LIKE WASTE MANAGEMENT, FRESH WATER AND EVEN ALTERNATIVE POWER THAT DOES NOT COST MUCH, BUT NO GOVT HAS SO FAR MADE AN ATTEMPT TO ADDRESS THESE ISSUES

    Perumal Tuesday, 14 March 2017 01:12 PM

    Use this garbage to fill up sea shore and extend Sri Lanka's land area and sell that land to China, India, Maldives etc.


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