The Government has identified Aruvakkadu area in Puttalam to be the suitable place to establish garbage dumping center with other infrastructure facilities, which includes recycling .
Infrastructure includes underground pits to dump garbage, garbage handling center and railway truck facilities etc.
As from the year 2020 the Government intend to implement this project. However, people in Puttalam area have already expressed their concerns regarding waste dumped from Cement factories causing health problems. Hence, they fear that this project will also create more health problems once the project become operational.