Baghdad mayoralty on Thursday said that it has finished the first stage in a garbage sorting plant in Baghdad's northern area of al-Taaji.
"Garbage sorting plan, which will be established on an area of 400 donums, is one of the most important projects in the garbage processing field," according to a statement released by the mayoralty and received by Aswat al-Iraq - Voices of Iraq - (VOI).
"Work is being carried out by three departments affiliated with the mayoralty: the projects department, the solid wastes department and al-Kadhimiya municipal department in Baghdad's northern area of al-Taaji," the statement noted.
"The plant has three lines: the first will sort out food garbage and turn it into fertilizers, the second will sort out plastic stuff and the third will sort out iron stuff…," the statement explained, noting that the total cost of the project is 105 billion Iraqi dinars (1 U.S. dollar= 1,119 Iraqi dinars).(Voices of Iraq)