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Streamlining paper waste management of University of Kelaniya

There is a necessity to introduce waste bins to collect waste papers from all departments in the university in order to improve the effectiveness of the waste management process. CSS purchased 65 blue color bins and distributed among all the department offices in the university to facilitate paper waste collection process for recycling.

With the intervention of CSS, 23,580 Kg of waste papers were able to collect and recycle by February 2019. Recycling of paper has generated Rs.188, 640.00 and contributed in saving 401 trees and 4716 Kg’s of Carbon emissions.

Ceremonial induction of paper waste bin distribution program was held on 02ndJuly, 2019 at the Senate Room with the presence of Prof. D,M.Semasinghe the Vice Chancellor of the U o K and the heads of all the departments in the University.