The effective management of waste as Dominica moves towards growth in the infrastructure sector – That is one of the main concerns facing the Dominica Solid Waste Management Corporation as it seeks to improve the management of waste in Dominica.
On Monday, the Corporation held the first in a series of panel discussions geared at creating awareness about the need to better manage solid waste here.
The discussion was guided by the theme waste management in development.
Panelist, Chief Physical Planner, Dr. Genora Joseph cited the management of waste in the construction sector as a growing challenge.
Chief Physical Planner, Dr. Genora Joseph
She proposed that construction waste material be seen as resource and encouraged the re-use of such waste material in agriculture and the construction of roads.