LWMC board approves restoration of compost plant.

LAHORE -- In its 117th meeting held here on Friday, the board of directors (BoD) of the Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) approved a proposal seeking restoration of the city's major compost plant.

Under the proposal, the company will not only make the plant functional but also devise an effective plan to market and sell the fertilizer produced through the green waste. The company will ensure proper marketing and selling of the huge stock of the product, Dawn has learnt.

The City District Government of Lahore (CDGL) signed an agreement with a private firm in 2004 to process 500 to 1000MT municipal solid waste per day for the production of compost i.e., natural soil supplement. The project was set up on aBuilt-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis, whereby the project was to be transferred to CDGL after a period of 25 years.

In December 2015, the firm requested for early closure of the project due to non-compliance with the terms...

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