Workshop on solid waste management, sustainable tourism held


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa department on Thursday or-ganised one-day capacity building workshop on solid waste management and sustainable tourism under Travel Responsibly for Experiencing Ecotour-ism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TREK) programme. The event was collaborated by World Bank and Nestle Pakistan to promote responsible tourism for a waste-free future.

The workshop was attended by owners and staff of hotels and restaurants, travel and tour operators, members from academia, students, public sector tourism managers and others. The workshop aimed at creating awareness about solid waste manage-ment practices and recycling initiatives undertaken by TREK. The workshop vowed to adopt actions to reduce plastic and other waste and shift to recycling processes. Project Director KP Tourism department, representatives of WorldBank, Nestle and officials of KP Tourism and KITE Project addressed the participants.