Solid Waste

Pay as You Throw! A Solution to Sri Lanka’s Mounting Garbage Issue?

The Meethotamulla tragedy has opened the eyes of Sri Lankans to the dangers presented by solid waste mismanagement and dumping. Multifaceted proposals to address the immediate and long term issue of garbage disposal in Sri Lanka have been put forth. This article by Bilesha Weeraratne highlights the importance of household level responsibility in addressing the issue and suggests Pay as You Throw solutions to reduce the burden of solid waste disposal services and encourage recycling.

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Good Environmental Management Practices in the Hotel Industry in Sri Lanka: Determinants and Barriers

With the tourism sector in Sri Lanka recording remarkable growth, it is imperative to ensure that this growth is environmentally sustainable. Are hotels in Sri Lanka adopting good environmental management practices?