City isn’t ‘swachh’ any more, it’s full of overflowing garbage bins
| Tuesday | 19th March, 2019
Coimbatore: Tales of overflowing garbage bins and stench emanating from accumulated waste have become common at several places across the city.At Bharathi Colony, garbage bins are cleaned only once in a week.
Though bins were cleared in the early hours of the day, by 10 in the morning wastes start to overflow as residents dump wastes in the bins.
He said the number of vehicles should be increased at least by 30% to meet the need of the city.When contacted, corporation officials said that the garbage bins were cleaned daily.
“On one side, corporation officials have been insisting us to segregate domestic wastes, but on the other hand, the sanitary workers do not visit our house to collect the segregated wastes.
They could afford to clean the bins only once a day, he added.
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