As urbanization continues to take root, the management of solid waste is becoming a major public health and environmental concern in urban areas. Protection, conservation and management of the environment and natural resources enable socio-economic development for the people of Benaadir region.

Key functions include:

a) Supervision of waste management schemes, such as at landfill sites;

b) Supervision of the transportation of waste to ensure that it takes place efficiently without contaminating air, land or water sources;

c) Assistance with the development, promotion and implementation of new waste disposal schemes;

d) Ensuring compliance with current legislation in the transportation, handling and disposal of waste;

e) Consultations with residents, community groups, housing associations and traders’ associations about waste management issues, identify their requirements and provide appropriate solutions

f) Establishment of a public complaints committee that deals with environmental and waste complaints

g) Establishment and implementation of environmental policies that govern management of the environment

Office of the Deputy Mayor - Social Services Division

Opening hours

  • Monday
    8:00 am - 12:00 am
  • Tuesday
    8:00 am - 12:00 am
  • Wednesday
    8:00 am - 12:00 am
  • Thursday
    8:00 am - 12:00 am
  • Friday
  • Saturday
    8:00 am - 12:00 am
  • Sunday
    8:00 am - 12:00 am