Zero-waste Day


Greetings and thank you for joining us at Journey to a Greener Future: Zero Waste Day, an initiative by the Ministry of Environment and Central Environmental Authority, supported by USAID Ocean Plastics Reduction Activity.


All the technical presentations that were showcased during the event.

We hope that you find these presentations informative and useful in your efforts to bring about zero waste.
On this International Day of Zero Waste, we aver to promote sustainable consumption and production patterns and support the societal shift towards circularity. With your participation, we aim to raise awareness about the positive impact of zero-waste initiatives on the environment and to contribute to the advancement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
With the presence of esteemed guests including Honorable Mr. Naseer Ahamed, the Minister of Environment, Her Excellency, R. DemetŞekercioğlu, Ambassador of the Republic of Türkiye to Sri Lanka, Mr. Supun S. Pathirage, Chairman of the Central Environmental Authority, Dr. Anil Jasinghe, Secretary of Environment at the Ministry of Environment, Mr. Mark Peters, Economic Growth Advisor, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/ Sri Lanka and Maldives Mission, Prof. Ajith de Alwis, Acting Chief Innovation Officer, National Innovation Agency and Professor of Chemical and Process Engineering at the University of Moratuwa, and Mr. P.B. Hemantha Jayasinghe, Director General of the Central Environmental Authority, we aver the importance of global collaboration towards achieving sustainable development goals.
Let us work together towards reducing waste and promoting circularity for a sustainable future. Remember, every little effort counts towards a cleaner and greener world.

Journey to a Greener Future: Zero Waste Day


Agenda                           -          download   download

Video Presentations      -          download    download

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CEA Zero Waste Initiatives   -  download Presentation onTransforming Policy for Zero Waste by Mr.Senarath Mahinda Werahera,Director (Environment Pollution Control and Chemical Management), Ministry of Environment        

                                              Presentation on Implementing a Strategic Approach for Local Authorities to Achieve Zero Waste by Ms. M Kodippiliarachchi,Additional Secretary, State Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government Affairs     Presentation on theJourney of USAID Ocean Plastics Reduction Activity by Mr. Roshan Narasinghage,Deputy Chief of Party, USAID Ocean Plastics Reduction Activity                                                                                                      


4. downloadPresentation on Fostering Public and Community Participation in Zero Waste Initiatives by Mr. Namal Disanayaka, Chief Engineer, Kandy Municipal Council                                                                                                  


5. downloadPresentation on Local and International Partnerships for Waste Reduction and Management by Mrs. S.G. Sriyani Perera, Deputy Municipal Commissioner (Acting), Kaduwela Municipal Council                                      Presentation on Effective Resource Management for Waste Reduction by Hon. P H M Asfer, Chairman, Kaththankudi Urban Council                                                                                                               


7. downloadPresentation on Research Insights: Microplastics - The Invisible Threat by Dr. A A D Amarathunga, Snr. Scientist,National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency                                                                         


Registered Collecters of Non-Hazardous/ Non-Contaminated  Recyclable Waste   -    download


Don't miss out on the Zero Waste Day webinar! Join us for this initiative organized by the Ministry of Environment and the Central Environmental Authority, supported by USAID. With technical sessions and panel discussions featuring industry experts, you'll learn about waste reduction and management strategies, achieving zero waste, and its impact on the environment. Register now by clicking and secure your spot towards a sustainable future. #ZeroWasteDay #Sustainability #JoinTheMovement



Last Updated on Friday, 31 March 2023 09:52




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