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Grey areas in door-to-door waste collection plan

Grey areas in door-to-door waste collection plan

LAHORE: Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC)’s door-to-door waste collection plan, scheduled to be launched by the end of December in municipal limit, is nothing more than a pipedream, Pakistan Today has learnt.
Plans regarding door-to-door waste collection in the city were activated in 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2009 spearheaded by City District Government Lahore (CDGL) but all of them fell flat. “This time LWMC, powered by CDGL on the direction of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz

German nuclear waste arrives after mass protests

GORLEBEN: A convoy of 123 tonnes of highly radioactive nuclear waste arrived at its storage site in Germany Tuesday, following days of furious protests that massively delayed the shipment.
Accompanied by swarms of riot police and dozens of armoured police cars, the convoy of 11 white containers on lorries crawled slowly into its storage site at Gorleben, northern Germany, after a 20-kilometre (12-mile) road trip.
The shipment left France on Friday and endured a tortuous

Berlusconi pledges to end Naples waste crisis

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi pledged a swift end to the Naples garbage crisis on Friday as TV pictures of piles of rubbish and angry protests put his struggling government under pressure.
At least 20 police officers were injured on Thursday and there was further violence overnight as the chronic problem of waste disposal in Italy’s third largest city flared into violence for another night.
Hundreds of tonnes of garbage lie uncollected in the