Going green is no strange concept to us Sri Lankans, having a proud history of great civilizations with structures and monuments together with irrigation systems that impress the entire world even today. But, with current industrialization of Sri Lanka, Hazardous waste generated from various commercial, industrial and other institutional sources causes an immense environmental problem in country.
Biyagama Export processing Zone (BEPZ) is the second largest Export Processing Zone in the country having 59 enterprises in commercial operation. As the central facilitation body for industrialists, the BOI has initiated various activities to innovate new systems for the management of industrial waste water treatment plant sludge. The BOI, BEPZ has entrusted LEAD Engineering Solutions (Pvt) Limited, to carry out necessary initial testing and related activities in connection with the enterprises at BEPZ and they have successfully implemented many activities pertaining to the above and anticipate to implement commercial level production at the beginning of the year 2013.