The Belize Solid Waste Management will be constructing transfer stations in Placencia and Punta Gorda. This is a part of the new Solid Waste Management Project Two. , Tyronne Chimilio, the Communications Officer and he explains the significance of the project.
Tyronne Chimilio Communications Officer: “One of the key aspects of this project is that we want to recover more recyclable materials so we will be going under campaign for people to start to separate their waste into two separate bins for those communities that will benefit from this project so we just want to make sure people understand that the project is ongoing. It is coming and we just want people to work along with us in terms of what we want to be able to capture in terms of recovery of material and of course we are improving Solid waste management on a whole for the entire country.”
The project is valued at ten point two million dollars and is being sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).