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Sri Lanka joins combating Plastic Pollution

Sri Lanka joins combating Plastic Pollution

Coinciding with the World Environment Day, a “Code of Conduct on combating Plastic Pollution” was signed by 41 Embassies and International Organizations based in Ha Noi on 4th June 2018. Embassy of Sri Lanka in Ha Noi was the only diplomatic mission to sign the “Code of Conduct”…

Seabased rides Sri Lanka wave

Seabased rides Sri Lanka wave

Swedish wave energy company Seabased is working with Infocom Connect to develop renewables projects in Sri Lanka. The first project the partners will work on is a 1-to-5MW wave project that will power a fish farm. Seabased chief executive Oivind Magnussen said: “This project is the first of…

Sri Lanka’s coal power bounty has ended; costs shooting up

Sri Lanka’s coal power bounty has ended; costs shooting up

Sri Lanka’s power generation costs are rapidly outpacing selling prices and a bounty from a 900 MegaWatt coal plant had now run out, and there is no relief on the horizon, executives at the island’s power utility warned. “The last 300 Mega Watt plant was built in Norochcholai…

Commonwealth to combat marine plastics pollution

Commonwealth to combat marine plastics pollution

New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Ghana have joined the Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance – a body co-chaired by…

Relief to environment friendly polythene manufactures

Relief to environment friendly polythene manufactures

The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) of Sri Lanka says measures have been initiated to provide relief to the…

Sri Lanka looks to Japan for assistance in waste management

Sri Lanka looks to Japan for assistance in waste management

 President Maithripala Sirisena, making an observation tour of modern waste management centre in Japan said he would inquire about…

Sri Lanka needs US$3.5bn solid waste management investments: IFC

Sri Lanka needs US$3.5bn solid waste management investments: IFC

Municipal solid waste management in Sri Lanka will create an investment opportunity of $3.5 billion, the International Finance…

Sri Lanka coconut production down 18.6-pct in 2017

Sri Lanka coconut production down 18.6-pct in 2017

Sri Lanka’s coconut production dropped 18.6 percent to 2.449 million nuts in 2018 amid a drought, from 3.011…

Thai experts arrive In Sri Lanka to create artificial rain

Thai experts arrive In Sri Lanka to create artificial rain

 A team of Thai experts have arrived in Sri Lanka to look at the possibility of creating artificial…

Korea Eximbank approves USD14mn for garbage collection compactors

Korea Eximbank approves USD14mn for garbage collection compactors

Export-Import Bank of Korea has approved 14 million US dollars for supply of garbage collection compactors to Sri…

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