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By Leonard GildarieA billion-dollar dumpsite facility aback of Eccles, East Bank of Demerara, will in no way affect residents of a new housing scheme that government is building not far away. This is the assertion of Site Engineer Lloyd Stanton.Yesterday, in what could be considered as a major relief for long-suffering residents of Lodge, La Penitence and other areas in proximity to the dumpsite in Georgetown, which was closed on Monday, last,Cheap Air Max 90 Kpu Sale, the Haags Bosch facility was opened on an extensive trial run.As at 11:00hrs, more than 20 trucks had already visited the facility.According to Stanton, the entire site will include four cells covering over 64 acres. Each cell is divided into 10 sections and it was this part that was opened yesterday.“Hopefully by this weekend, we will be ironing out all the small problems so we could have smooth operations by next week.”It was immediately obvious that the dumping exercise was proving quite a test for the section opened since some of the trucks became stuck in the ground. However, this was quickly rectified.The official explained that it is estimated that the dumpsite, if managed according to plans, could have a life expectancy of 40 years.Questioned about the possible smell and accompanying flies that had been become a thorn in side of authorities managing the dumpsite in the city, Stanton pointed out that a leachate drainage system, coupled with the daily covering of the garbage is all geared to reduce such effects.In the beginning, the facility, which will be jointly managed by BK International and Puran Brothers Waste for 10 years, will be allowing normal dumping.“However, we plan to build a sorting bay which will see metals,Nike Air Vapor Max Flyknit, boards, tins, bottles…everything being sorted.”Stanton was confident that eventually nothing would be “wasted” at the site with a planned recycling system and fertilizers from the food being dumped, made into compost.Already, construction has started on the leachate plant with an administration building also going up.To take out the excess water from the dumping areas, the leachate pipes will be channeled to wells placed strategically and then pumped to ponds.Yesterday,Mens Nike Air Max 2018 Shoes, trucks were being weighed in a computerized system that could tell managers how much garbage is being dumped daily.Regarding the dumpsite’s proximity to a new housing scheme located behind the Eccles Industrial Site, the engineer said a buffer zone separates the two locations and IDB studies had found that the zone was “adequate”.Eventually, the dumpsite would be shredding tyres and other materials to cover the daily garbage.In the interim, managers of the site will be using the thick plastics to cover it.According to Stanton,Wholesale NFL China Jerseys, it is estimated that each of the four cells have a life cycle of 10 years. Initially, just over 20 staffers will be manning the facilities but as recycling and other programmes are introduced, there will be vacancies.Regarding security, Stanton was confident that there is adequate protection.While the Le Repentir site was virtually under siege from vagrants and others, the Haags Bosch area has security on location and where there is no security, large trenches and heavy overgrowth would prove major deterrents.On Saturday, the Mayor and City Council and the Ministry of Local Government had met with contractors to iron out a number of new arrangements.According to Mayor Green,Cheap Jerseys Online, the use of the new site will now bring additional costs to the Council but they have managed to reach a temporary agreement with the two contractors.“Both Cevons Waste Management and Puran Brothers have agreed to continue the garbage collection but at a subsidised cost.”The Mayor explained that given the distance the trucks will now have to cover to reach the new site, the fuel cost will increase.“But the price we have agreed on is just a temporary something. We will go back into discussions with our contractors.” In addition,Cheap Jerseys Supply, the Mayor said that the Municipality will be advertising for other contractors. He however noted that while they will now be able to use the new dumpsite, there are still a few issues that have to be addressed.He explained that it has been noted that it was not only Council workers who had been picking up garbage and dumping at Le Repentir, and there will be the need for public relations so as to inform the private collectors.Nevertheless, the Mayor said he is expecting a smooth transition regarding the moving to the new dumpsite. He added that work at  Le Repentir will also continue to deal with the pile up there.The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development said that no one would be charged tipping fees at the moment for discharging waste at the Haags Bosch landfill.In addition, $800 million has been allocated in this year’s budget to do further work on the new facility.The dumpsite will cater for 15 Neighbourhood Democratic Councils and the City of Georgetown.The $4 Billion project is financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Government of Guyana.
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