KATHMANDU: Around 36 metric tonnes of solid waste were collected, under the clean-up campaigns and Ring Road clean-up drive, on Saturday morning.
Approximately eight metric tonnes of waste were picked up from the area of Baneshwor Campus under the Bagmati Clean-Up Mega Campaign that entered its 228th week today.
Likewise, two metric tonnes of solid waste were extracted from the area of Gothatar bridge and Hanuman Batika in Gokaneshwor municipality as part of the Bagmati Clean-up Campaign above Guheshwori that reached its 189th week.
One metric ton of garbage was collected from the Ratopul, Kalopul and Ganeshwor area in the Valley.
People from all walks of life including former Health Minister Gagan Kumar Thapa and Chairperson of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City-30 Dal Bahadur Karki participated in the clan up campaign.
Around two metric tonnes of solid waste were collected from the river bank at New Bus Park under the Bishnumati Clean-up Campaign that made it to the 158th week while 10 metric tonnes of garbage were picked up from the area between Basundhara and Narayan Gopal Chowk as part of the Ring Road Clean-up Campaign that reached its 24th week.
Likeiwse, three metric tonnes of solid waste was extracted from Harahar Mahadev area under the Manohara River Clean-up Campaign that made it to the 27th week.