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Riyadh Municipality collects 37327 tons of waste in Ramadan

The cleaning teams of Riyadh Municipality are making daily efforts to collect and remove waste from residential units, shops, rest villas, streets and fields with daily average of 9,860 tons of waste according to a specific schedule covering the entire city to serve 7 million residents and about one million housing units.

The daily cleaning work carried out by Riyadh Municipality covers 80,000 streets of garbage collection, and discharges 200,000 garbage containers daily and carries out pick up and cleaning using 1,925 machines and equipment for transporting, compressing and discharging waste.

The total number of workers carrying out the cleaning work in Riyadh is about 10,833 workers, including 5696 for the collection of scattered waste and manual sweeping, which is estimated daily by 459 tons.

In statistics of solid waste volume in Riyadh during the first 3 days of this Ramadan month, Riyadh Municipality indicated that the volume of waste increased by 3843 tons compared to the same period last year. In the previous year, and total number of days in the current year was 37,327 tons compared with 33,484 tons in the previous year.

Riyadh Municipality pointed out that cooperation of population is one of the most important factors in the success of their daily plans to maintain cleanliness of the city, appreciating their disposal of waste in the places allocated to them and its output between the hours of 7.30 pm and 9.30 pm, to be lifted in time.

Riyadh Municipality has welcomed the reception of the population's proposals and queries via the unified electronic website: 940.

5/12/2019 Riyadh Newspaper
Last Modified Date: 6/17/2019 11:02 AM