ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first solid waste management plant has been set up in Sahiwal. Prime Minister Imran Khan will soon inaugurate a solid waste management plant, which will collect and recycle waste from across the city.
According to the details, Pakistan has gained self-reliance in “Solid Waste Management”. , Plastic will also be recycled.
The project will start from Sahiwal and will be extended to cities in phases. In this regard, Pakistan’s first solid waste management plant has been set up in Sahiwal. Prime Minister Imran Khan will soon inaugurate the solid waste management plant.
“Made in Pakistan” missionary was installed in Solid Waste Management at a total cost of Rs. 80 crore to Rs. 1 billion.
Environmental Adviser Malik Amin Aslam said that after Sahiwal, plants will be set up in 80 cities, including Punjab. The garbage from all over the city will be collected and recycled in one place, out of which 65% will be made into the most valuable “natural fertilizer” and 15% will be used as energy fuel. While 20% of waste will be recycled and iron, glass, and plastic will be separated.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) provided loans on easy terms for the project. For this project, 25 acres of land was allotted for the Solid Waste Management Plant in Sahiwal.
Malik Amin Aslam said that there is a pilot project in Sahiwal. We will spread it to all the cities, the Prime Minister will be briefed about the project this week and a new drainage system will be introduced across the city.