Sibu 2012 Aims

Name of City Sibu
Population 240,000 (2010)
Waste Generated 130 tonnes/day (2010) 50% organic 
Reduction Target 10-15% by 2013
Proposed Activities to Achieve the Target
  • Manage the existing composting centre
  • Give free seed compost
  • Strengthen existing promotional methods
Proposed Activities to Address Weaknesses
  • Identify the best model for the shredder machine
  • Replicate Takakura Home Method composting (THM) in other neighborhoods (Longhouses)
  • Set a target for THM composting (3-10% coverage¬† area for 2013)
Proposed Activities to Mitigate Threats Enact waste segregation laws
Monitoring/Coordination Mechanism
  • Once a month by Sibu Muncipal Council staff (Local Agenda 21 & Health Education Unit), assisted by the neighborhood association/community leaders/school environmental club)
  • Create a new format for monitoring activities (Quantitative Data Collection)
External Risks  

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