We are now in the final face of the project,
and the ideas and concepts in all parts of the scheme are
being produced. I will leave Guatemala on the 11th of February,
so that's our inevitable finish line. So far, things seem
to be going good.
We are constructing and painting the waste information and
collection centre. The centre is starting to develop, and
the people in Almolonga appear to be genuinely interested
in what we do. The centre will be an environmental information
resource and the place to by organic fertilizers produced
at the treatment plant. Almolongeños may also sell
their waste here, if separated by material.
We're painting the international colour codes for different
recyclable materials on the floor and on the walls. Each material
has its section of information, indicated by the respective
colour. We are also acquiring and painting waste containers
for the schools in the same colours, as part of the environmental
The work on the garbage truck equipment is also advancing.
We're working with a couple of local mechanics; welding, bending
and measuring to get it all right. The garbage collection
crew is unusually enthusiastic about their new gear, and very
cooperative in the process.