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Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:47 - Updated Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:53

Waste treatment project submitted to public consultation

Luanda - A Solid Waste Treatment and Recovery Plant project was submitted Wednesday to public consultation as part of environmental impact assessment and licensing promoted by Environment Ministry.

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Solid waste in Chicala

Photo: Alberto Julião

Under the Environmental Impact Study (EIA), the project aims to build an infrastructure for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management

Comprising a landfill and several supporting infrastructure, the project will be implemented in Luanda’s Belas Municipality.


It  will cover ??123 hectares area.

Ana Gonçalves, head of the Department of the National Directorate for the Prevention and Environmental Impact Assessment, said that the landfill will be used for the final disposal of urban solid waste that cannot be recycled or reused.

The consultation is intended to gather public opinion, especially in the area where the project will be implemented.

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