Côte d’Ivoire : New landfill site is operational

Côte d'Ivoire’s minister of sanitation, Anne Désirée Ouloto. Photo: RR

NEWSROOM (ADV) – The Ivorian government has announced the commissioning of a new technical landfill center estimated at a total cost of $ 69.25 million.

This is at least what the Minister of Sanitation of Côte d’Ivoire, Anne Désirée Ouloto, said that the garbage of Abidjan will be transported to a new recovery center and landfill.

The new landfill will take effect this Friday, “Starting Friday, November 2 at midnight, as promised to Ivorians, we will begin the process of cleanliness according to the reform, the new scheme of management of garbage in the Autonomous District of Abidjan.” Anne Désirée Ouloto.

Anne Désirée Ouloto also explained that this process will start with the technical landfill phase, adding that the first waste will be hosted until December 15, which will mark the closure of the Akouédo landfill.

It should be noted that the recovery and landfill center is a modern infrastructure for the ecological treatment of solid waste under environmentally friendly conditions. It is located in Kossihouen about 40 kilometers from Abidjan.

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