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Garbage disposal policy needed

ABIGAIL CHIYENI, Kitwe
THE Copperbelt Solid Management Waste Company (COPWASTE) has called on Government to formulate a policy that will penalise people that dispose of garbage indiscriminately in a bid to prevent water and airborne diseases.
COPWASTE managing director Martin Zumani said in an interview in Kitwe yesterday that some citizens do not seem to appreciate waste management services as subscriptions for the services have remained low.
Mr Zumani said some people think that garbage collection should be done for free by the local authority because it is one of their mandates to manage waste despite the cost implications to collect and transport refuse.READ MORE

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