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Garbage mountains are to be a thing of the past with guidelines to be issued shortly for collection of all garbage before 6 a.m. from road sides and street corners.

Environment Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka urged local government authorities who are responsible for collecting solid waste to clean garbage on road sides by 6 a.m. starting from April 1.

Another four modern garbage stations at an estimated cost of Rs 8 crore are being planned for the city in Zones 2, 4, 5 and 7, and they will be completed within next six months.

The Central Environment Authority (CEA) is to take the initiative to solve the garbage problem completely by the year 2012 by providing necessary assistance to local authorities countrywide.

As a five-member committee of the city government meets on Monday to finalize the ratio of the proposed tax on garbage collection, Karachiites are likely to be taxed ignorant of the fact that they ar

Environment experts at a workshop in the city yesterday underlined the need for formulating a specific policy to manage industrial hazardous waste properly for ensuring sustainable and environment-fri

Door-to-door collection of waste from hotels, besides residential houses came to an abrupt halt in the Commercial Capital in the last two days for want of labourers.

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