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Eid 2021: 30,000 tonnes of animal waste lifted in Karachi

It has been buried in landfill sites

SAMAA | - Posted: Jul 22, 2021 | Last Updated: 1 week ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Jul 22, 2021 | Last Updated: 1 week ago

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The Sindh Solid Waste Management Board has claimed to have picked up 30,000 tonnes of animal waste from Karachi roads and streets after the two days of Eidul Azha 2021.

The board picked up 8,476 tonnes of offal and buried it into landfill sites on the first day of Eid.

It said that it buried 14,050 tonnes of animal waste in Jam Chakro, 14,980 tonnes in Gondpas, and 3,323 tonnes in Sharafi Goth.

The SSWMB has said that they will clear all offal collection points by night, and a disinfectant will be sprayed there.

People in Buffer Zone, North Karachi, FB Area, Gulshan have, however, complained that offal and other animal waste has yet to be picked up from their areas, adding that it is beginning to rot now.

Some residents of FB Area’s Block 14 have complained that their streets are beginning to smell of rotten meat.

Offal disposal

The Sindh Solid Waste Management Board introduced district complaint numbers for people to complain about lifting and disposal offal after the sacrifices during the three days of Eidul Azha in Karachi. The numbers will work from 8am to midnight.

You can also reach them on Facebook (SSWMBO), Twitter @SSWMB and Instagram @SSWMB. On the Play Store look for Kangjie Complaints.

Here are the numbers:

  • SSWMB Head Office complaint numbers: 021-99333702-4 and 0318-1030851
  • South district: 021 32744473 for Saddar Zone and 0317 27 444 73 for Lyari Zone.
  • East district: 021 34822176 for Gulshan zone, 021-35314171 and 72 for Jamshed zone.
  • Malir district: 021-99333656 for Malir zone, 0313-2386365 for Landhi zone.
  • West district: 0333-2253191 for Orangi and SITE, Baldia 0313-2386365, Keamari 0333-8333073.
  • Central district: Liaquatabad Zone 0321-2798002, Gulberg Zone 0315-2791874, North Nazimabad Zone 0334-3887482, New Karachi Zone: 0318-8246477 and 021-36901484.
  • Korangi district: Korangi and Landhi 0317-2252338, Shah Faisal and Model Colony 0300-2414030.

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