Vincent says that the Nmeh
project is a good example of averda's innovative attitude towards waste management.
is the biggest sanitary controlled landfill in Lebanon, serving the Greater Beirut and Mount Lebanon area since it was established in 1997.
Operated by averda international, the project is considered to be a pilot project and could be expanded to utilize the Nmeh
facility s full capacity.
Hani Wazzan, supply chain director at averda, said: "The Nmeh
project is a landmark that reflects the company's focus on adopting environmentally sustainable alternatives and inspiring similar applications for other projects."
, established in 1997, is the biggest sanitary controlled landfill in Lebanon, serving the Greater Beirut and Mount Lebanon area.
"We reject to let Nmeh
region bear Lebanon's garbage and we also reject to transfer the garbage of Nmeh
landfill and Lebanon to Jieh region," Terro said, noting that they could treat the garbage problems and find an appropriate place that would not cause damage to any of the citizens in the region.
They then aired a videotaped "confession" by Nmeh
, who said the countries backing the rebels had ordered him last year to allow a strategic town, Khirbet al-Ghazaleh, to be taken by the regime.
"The delegation tackled with the minister the dossier of Nmeh
landfill and conveyed utter refusal to moving this dumpster to Iklim El-Kharrub region," Hajjar said at the end of the meeting.
In the southern province of Der, the Nusra Front released a rebel commander who was detained one day earlier along with a controversial FSA leader, Ahmad Nmeh
, the Observatory said.
The Minister also partook in an expanded meeting that included representatives of the WHO, the Ministries of Environment and Health, the Council for Development and Reconstruction and the UNDP with talks featuring high on the Nmeh
landfill and the campaign aimed at closing it.
had traveled from Jordan to Der last week to help unite rebels fighting to topple President Bashar Assad's regime, excluding those of the jihadist Nusra.
NNA - Environment Minister Mohammed Mashnouq met on Monday with a delegation of Ghadi Association whereby the Minister stressed that the ministry is racing time and is considering all options as for the closure of the Nmeh
landfill on 17/01/2015, pointing out that "this subject is on top of the list of concerns of the ministry, and Prime Minister Tammam Salam has pledged to put the waste plan among the cabinet's top priority issues." Mashnouq called for the activation of coordination between the Ministry of Environment and all of the other concerned ministries and departments.