Waste management issue in Sainthamaruthu

by Sinduri Sappanipillai


Sainthamaruthu (Ampara District) is one of a dense city in Sri Lanka.

According to a research conducted by the Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Sainthamaruthu area generates 1000-1500 tons of garbage in a month. A group of youngsters have come up with an innovative solution to overcome this situation – a new technology, for the first time in Sri Lanka. 

The Investigative Video Story explains the problematic situations faced by the people who live in Sainthamaruthu due to improper waste management system and how the new mobile app will address this issue. 

Watch the video to learn more.