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Monday, 15 April 2019 15:00

New solid waste facility to be built in Georgia

New solid waste facility to be built in Georgia

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €3 million sovereign loan to Georgia to co-finance the construction of a new solid waste disposal facility in the Adjara region, Georgia, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press statement of EBRD.

The new waste disposal facility will be built in Tsetskhlauri. It will comply with the EU environment standards and will the Adjara region.

The construction of the new landfill is co-financed by a €4 million grant from the Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency (SIDA).

The project includes the construction of a new landfill site and the installation of a gas collection unit. The new waste disposal landfill will enable the Adjara authorities to close the outdated dump sites in Batumi and Kobuleti. This will bring improved waste management services to the citizens of Adjara and will help improve environmental standards.

This is the third solid waste management project financed by the EBRD in Georgia. In 2009 the Bank provided a €1.6 million loan for the construction of a modern landfill in the city of Rustavi; and in 2015 it made a loan of €7 million for the landfill in Kvemo Kartli region.  Both projects were also co-financed by SIDA.

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