‘With You, For You

Essential Waste Mmanagement Services’

WMA Hot line - 011 2092996

WMGO - Waste Management App

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‘With You, For You

Essential Waste Mmanagement Services’

WMA Hot line - 011 2092996

WMGO - Waste Management App

Now available on App Store

Welcome to the

Waste Management Authority Western Province

Waste Management Authority of the Western Province (WMA-WP) was established in 2005 under the western province waste management statute no 09 of 1999. Strengthening of the act was done in 2007 and currently, WMA-WP operates under the amended statute.

With a wide range of experiences from its inception, the WMA-WP has contributed greatly to the field of waste management as a facilitating agency. The WMA-WP has broadened its horizons by establishing “MIHISARU” Resource Management Centers to engage in waste processing sectors.

The Authority has a competent staff that is full of knowledge, experience, and expertise in their chosen fields. Hence, we further expanded our service by diversifying into various fields such as consultancy in the field of waste management, environmental service for waste disposal, conducting field research and developments, Training, and NVQ certification. In addition, we have expanded our services to provide Testing Laboratory services of fertilizer analysis, Waste characterization water quality testing. We have evolved into a reliable and strong institution over the years.

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7000MT

TOT MSW collection

300MT

TOT MSW Recycling

04

TOT MSW Composting

32.38%

TOT MSW incinerated

32.38%

TOT MSW Open dumped

32.38%

Waste Treatment and Disposal Index% (WTDI%)

7000MT

Compost Plant Productivity index % (PI% )

Products and Services we offered

“MIHISARU” compost is a high-quality product available in the market. Sorted biodegradable biomass is the raw material used for composting and it is produced by complying with quality standards at the “MIHISARU” Resource Management Centers operated under the WMA_WP.

The quality of "MIHISARU" compost fertilizer is constantly monitored by the Authority and customers can get information on request. "MIHISARU" value-added compost is available as a customized product where the blending of compost can be done according to the requirements of the farmer. This product is also available in granular form for the end user.

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“MIHILUCK” value-added compost is a high-quality product available in the market, especially for the government sector. Sorted biodegradable biomass is the raw material used for composting and it is produced by complying with quality standards at the “MIHISARU” Resource Management Centers operated under the WMA_WP.

The quality of these compost is constantly monitored by the Authority and customers can get information on request. “MIHILUCK” value-added compost is available as a customized product where the blending of compost can be done according to the requirements of the farmer. This product is also available in granular form for the end user.

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“MIHILUCK” liquid fertilizer is another product available for the agriculture sector. Using sorted organic bio-mass this is produced as a liquid fertilizer for easy use. The quality of this product is constantly monitored and it comes in a user-friendly package.

Furthermore, the liquid fertilizers produced are available in two forms. That is, liquid fertilizers rich in "N" are sent to the market for the early stages of rice cultivation, and liquid fertilizers rich in "K" are sent to the market for the latter stages of rice cultivation. “MIHILUCK” Liquid fertilizer is available in 1L,2L, 5L, 10L, and 20L easy use package

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“MIHISARU” wormi –compost is another diversified environmental product of the WMA-WP. Wormi –compost is the end-product of the breakdown of Organic matter by earthworms and it contains water-soluble nutrients and is an excellent, nutrient-rich organic fertilizer and soil conditioner. “MIHISARU” wormy compost is especially recommended for gardening and sustainable, organic farming. “MIHISARU” wormi compost is produced at “MIHISARU” Resource Management Centre, Salawa, Homagama. The compost is available in different pack sizes convenient to the end-users

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We provide consultancy services on waste and environment management to both government and private sectors. Our experienced staff with their technical expertise and know how are ready to serve the stakeholders on their requirements. We also obtain expertise from universities, research institutions, and experts of other relevant stakeholder institutes to constantly upgrade and provide you with the best solutions for your waste and environment problems..

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As per the waste management rules No 01 of 2008 all institutions involved in waste management activities except local government Authorities come under the supervision of provincial councils and need to obtain a valid license to perform such services in the western province. WMA-WP facilities to such license holders in standardization of their servicers

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As per the waste management rules No 01 of 2008 all institutions involved in waste management activities except local government Authorities come under the supervision of provincial councils and need to obtain a valid license to perform such services in the western province. WMA-WP facilities to such license holders in standardization of their servicers

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We conduct special programs on training and awareness raising programs for people who are involved in waste management at different levels. All these programs are conducted by the “MIHISARU” Waste Management Field Research Training Centre (MWMFRC –center ) at Kesbewa. The center is registered under Tertiary And Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) with the no of P01/0948 and conducting applied and field research programs as well in house and field vocational training by offering various types of courses for multiple target groups at different levels vertically and horizontally in the waste management sector

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We provide opportunities for conducting waste management related field research to those who are interested in doing research. This opportunity has been open for local and international interested parties. The newly established “MIHISARU” Waste Management Field Research Training Centre facilitate the above service. Thus, universities, research institutes and schools that are involved in waste management research can get field research opportunities by contacting our MWMFRC –center at Kesbew.

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“MIHISARU” Laboratory service is now available for our valid customers, those who are in need of getting test report on compost quality, water quality etc, and enabling them to acquire different standard certifications. The Laboratory service is available at “MIHISARU” Waste Management Field Research and Training Centre at kasebewa. Our excellent and experience staff will provide quality service in laboratory service.

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We provide consultancy services on waste and environment management to both government and private sectors. Our experienced staff with their technical expertise and know how are ready to serve the stakeholders on their requirements. We also obtain expertise from universities, research institutions, and experts of other relevant stakeholder institutes to constantly upgrade and provide you with the best solutions for your waste and environment problems..

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MIHISARU Waste Management Field Research and Training Center

Waste Management Authority Western Province (MIHISARU WMFRTC)

The WMA-WP established Mihisaru Training and Research Centre in 2022 addressing the long standing absence of a systematic centre in the field of waste management to carry out field research, training and raising awareness among the public. The centre is located in picturesque Karadiyana, Kesbewa in a three storied building with all the modern amenities such as lecture halls, conference rooms, discussion halls, laboratories, libraries, canteens and recreational facilities.

The primary objective of this initiative is to provide opportunities for training, research and awareness programs to interested parties both local and foreign to engage in waste management projects.

The centre offers its services not only to the Western Province but also to other provinces as well as to foreigners. The centre is registered under the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) and it conducts diploma certificate courses, seminars, NVQ courses, online training, video conferences, short term courses and on-the-job training programs.

The center has signed MOUs with reputed universities and research institutions to provide up-to-date and qualitative services to its stakeholders

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News and Events

Waste Management related news and events

Resources Management Centers

Waste Management Authority Western Province

“MIHISARU” Resource Management Center - Karadiyana

This is the pioneering Resource Management Centre established by the WMA-WP. It is located in a 37 acre land formerly used as an open dumping site for over 30 years and the WMA-WP acquired the land in 2010 and established this centre.

A large-scale compost yard which produces 2500 MT of compost per month, a waste transfer station and a controlled dump site are located here.

Mihisaru Resource Management Centre offers its services to more than 7 local government authorities in Colombo district covering a population of over one million.

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“ MIHISARU” Waste Management Field Research and Training center –Karadiyana.

Mihisaru Waste Management and Training Centre was established to provide opportunities for field research, development work and training in waste management for both local and foreign parties

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“MIHISARU” Resource management Center –Pohorawtthe, Kaulthra

This centre located in Nagoda, (Pohorawatte, Kalutara), produces 30 MT of compost daily using source segregated waste. It also has a waste transfer station which can dispose 20 MT of residual waste. The Centre provides its services to Kalutara and Beruwela Municipal and Provincial Councils

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“ MIHISARU” Compost Value addition center Homagama

Located in Pitipana, Saalawa, Homagama this centre was taken over by WMA-WP in 2022. It functions as a compost value addition centre and it produces compost using earthworms. Further, it has a worm breeding centre

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"MIHISARU” compost Value addition center –Pethiyakanada

Located in Pethiyakanda, Attanagalle in the Gampaha district, it operates as a Mihisaru compost value addition centre. The speciality is that the centre runs a field demonstration area of 20 acres using their own value added compost which has attracted both local and foreign entrepreneurs’ interest

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“MIHISARU” high- tehck Infectious waste treatment center – Wathupitiwala

Yet another pioneering development project of the WMA-WP is the Mihisaru High-tech Infectious Waste Treatment Centre supervised by the highly qualified technical staff of the WMA-WP. The centre is situated at the Wathupitiwela base hospital with the approval of the CEA to carry out scheduled waste management. The incinerator runs with a daily capacity of 1 MT of infectious waste.

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