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Non-Hazardous Waste

Non-Hazardous Waste:

The landfill site is situated 9KM to the west of Mesaieed Community Area.

Mesaieed New Sanitary Landfill is located 50m south of the closed old landfill. The fenced working area is 300m x 100m. Before disposal of any solid waste on the site, approved backfill materials was used to elevate the land and the site was covered by a HDPE geo-membrane liner with minimum thickness of 0.90mm. Solid waste is leveled daily or as required. The leveled solid waste layer is covered and compacted by dredged material or desert soil of at least 200mm in thickness.

Land Fill site for domestic and non-hazardous material.

Hazardous waste is not accepted, thus it is identified and returned to generator.

Sorting, removal and proper disposal of the following materials is conducted:
Bottles, glass, paper, wood, small plastic materials, plastic bottles, textiles, iron
and non-ferric metals.

Accepted waste:
Paper, card board, left over food, textile, office refuse, kitchen refuse, soft drink cans, and such but no chemical containers of any kind including paint cans etc.

Non-Hazardous Waste Industrial Landfill:

Mesaieed Non-Hazardous Waste Industrial Landfill is located 50m south of the sanitary landfill. It is a fenced 300m x 100m landfill. The landfill is elevated above water table.

The landfill area is covered by HDPE geo-membrane with minimum thickness of 0.90mm. Waste layers are leveled and covered by dredged materials or desert soil.

The landfill shall not accept any hazardous waste. Also no liquid waste will be accepted.

Accepted Waste:
Wood, glass, building materials, small plastic cans, metal cans. No rubber tires, batteries, or steel drums, will be accepted as a part of this waste stream.

Sewage Wastewater Treatment Plant (SWTP):

Under Environmental Re-Cycling and Environmental Protection, MIC SWTP facilities upgrade (Phase 1) was carried out in 2001 with a cost of (QR 6,000,000) to cater for the increased usage of water and to protect the environment and the well being of people living and working in MIC. The treated wastewater is used to irrigate the plantation and to increase the greening area in MIC.

Phase 2 and 3 cover refurbishments of Pumping Stations, Overhaul of TSW Tower, Force Main and Replacement of several kilometers of sewage network.

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