A memorandum of understanding was signed by Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sunanada Madduma Bandara and Chairman, Central Environment Authority (CEA), Prof. Lal Mervin Dharmasiri on 10th June 2015 to construct a composting facility at the University of Kelaniya. The estimated cost of construction of the facility Rs. 1.8 million will be granted by the CEA. This occasion was graced by the members of Green Practices Committee (GPC), deputy registrar and officers from Central Environment Authority. Production of compost using garden and canteen solid waste is a part of the waste management programme proposed by the GPC of the University of Kelaniya.