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Garbage management from Kathmandu to take place only at nighttime

2022 Jun 10, 10:30, Kathmandu
Truck carrying waste in the bank of Bishnumati River at Balaju, Kathmandu on August 25, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews

Ending a series of discussions and even the protests of the local community, an 18-point agreement has been signed among the agitating locals, people’s representatives and Kathmandu Metropolitan City for the waste management of the Kathmandu Valley at Bancharedanda Kudule Landfill Site in Sisdole. As per the late-night deal, the waste from the Kathmandu Valley would be managed at the landfill site only at nighttime.

As agreed, the affected area would be classified after conducting a scientific study, the unpleasant odour in the landfill site would be reduced and sewage leakage from the garbage carrying trucks would be managed within a month.

Chairpersons of wards no. 1, 2 and 3 of Kakani Rural Municipality of Nuwakot and wards no. 1 and 3 of Dhunibensi Municipality of Dhading district have signed the agreement on behalf of the affected site.

Likewise, the Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Balendra Shah, Deputy Mayor Sunita Dangol and the Chief Administrative Officer has also signed the agreement.

Prior to this, garbage collection was stalled after the obstruction from the Sisdole folks despite the Minister for Urban Development, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Kakani Rural Municipality in Nuwakot and Dhunibesi Municipality in Dhading agreed to resume waste collections in the Kathmandu Valley by signing an 11-point deal on Monday evening.

Following the obstructions from the locals, the garbage from the Kathmandu Valley is piled up for 13 days on


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