Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Tangerang welcomes Jakarta’s garbage

The Tangerang regency administration has welcomed the Jakarta administration’s plan to process at least 2,000 tons of garbage per day at a processing plant to be built in Ciangir village, Legok district. Herry Heryanto, head of the Tangerang Parks and Sanitation Agency, said Tangerang can also send 1,000 tons of garbage to the site, adding that Tangerang produced 1,200 cubic meters of garbage per day. The Jakarta administration has also agreed to recruit 1,300 local residents to work at the plant that will turn 70 percent of the garbage into bricks and another 30 percent into organic fertilizer.

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