PAK-EPA directs Bahria town to develop integrated SWM system

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 19 (APP):Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (PAK-EPA) Wednesday directed Bahria Town to develop integrated solid waste management (SWM) system and submit compliance report.
Talking to APP, PAK-EPA official said, “There are 28 housing societies established in the federal capital and none has SWM system. All of them are dumping solid waste in undesignated places.”
He added that Bahria Town being the pioneer housing project could set a model for others to follow suit. “There are seven development projects of Bahria Town which attained environmental approval from PAK-EPA, however these projects are conditioned with the settlement of proper integrate SWM system,” the official said.