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Current waste management in Namibia unsatisfactory: Shifeta

Contributed by NAMPA.

WINDHOEK, 17 SEP (NAMPA) - Minister of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, stated on Saturday that the current waste management situation in Namibia is unsatisfactory, as many villages, towns, and municipalities lack proper landfills and instead resort to using dumpsites for waste disposal.

'It is estimated that every year we dispose of more than two million tons of waste on the planet,' he said.

In a statement issued to Nampa by the ministry, Shifeta, during the c ...