YCDC decides to produce quality humus from waste for crop plantations in Yangon Region

The Yangon City Development Committee recently stated that it will distribute quality humus produced from waste from landfills in the Yangon Region to crop plantations.
EM Bokashi is being produced from the waste at Thiri Mingala Market in Hline Township and humus is being produced at landfills in Yangon Region to use it in greening tasks of the Yangon City.
Spoiled and damaged vegetables discarded at Thiri Mingala market in Hline Township are used in producing five tonnes of humus per day. Businesspersons from Nyaunghnapin agricultural and livestock special zone in Hlegu Township purchase humus, according to the markets department of YCDC.
Humus is also used at monsoon paddy plantations and vegetable patches of YCDC. The committee decided to produce quality humus from waste to sell to farmers for vegetable plantations in the regions.
A total of 33 townships in the municipal area of YCDC dispose of some 2,500 tonnes of waste daily. These are piled at landfills in Hteinbin of Hlinethaya Township, Daweigyoung of Dagon Myothit (North) Township, Kyuchaung of Dala Township, Hlawga and Seikkyi-Khanaungto for the production of humus.
The wastes are piled in relevant districts of the Yangon Region. Waste from the west and north districts of the Yangon Region is disposed of at the Hteinbin landfill in Hlinethaya Township, that of east and south districts at Daweigyoung landfill in Dagon Myothit (North) Township, that of Dala Township to Dala landfill and that of Seikkyi-Khanaungto to the landfill of the township daily. — ASH/TTA

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