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First Workshop within Southern Caucasus Regional Forum on Waste Policies and Management

First workshop was held in Hotel “Moxy” within Southern Caucasus Regional Forum on Waste Policies and Management. The two day event was organized under “Integrated Solid Waste Management– Kutaisi" project of Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia. The Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Mzia Giorgobiani, opened the workshop and greeted participants

Building Public Support for the Selection of Waste Disposal Sites

06/02/2020 – The meeting was held under “Integrated Solid Waste Management Program II”. Participants of the meeting were representatives of “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia”, Consultants of International Projects and invited Guests. The main goal of the meeting was sharing experience between consultants of different International Projects of SWMCG and planning of future activities.

The Awards Ceremony – The Contest “Clean Region” Winners

28/01/2020 – The awards ceremony of the contest “Clean Region” was held in Tbilisi City Council. The participants have sent photos and videos to judges and the winners were revealed in 8 categories: “Clean Region” – Kakheti Region “Clean City” – Zugdidi “Clean Municipality” – Zugdidi Municipality “Clean Village” – Orsantia (Zugdidi Municipality) “Clean Balcony” –

New Regional Landfills to be Constructed in Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti

23/09/2019- Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia Ltd is planning to construct new regional Landfills in Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti regions. The project is financially supported by KfW Development Bank. The Director of SWMCG Giorgi Shukhoshvili held kick-off meeting with implementation and accompanying measure consultant companies of Integrated Solid Waste Management Programme II. The Representatives

“Clean Up the World”

20/09/2019- “The Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd joined the annual international campaign “Clean Up the World”. The annual campaigns “Clean Up the World” and “World Cleaning Day” are being held during the third week of September. Large scale cleaning action was organized on the territory adjacent to the Tbilisi Sea area under the

SWMCG implements an Operational Health and Safety (OHS) System

15/08/2019- The SWMCG is publishing now the 2018 Report on Operational Health and Safety (OHS) presenting the activities carried out and the achievements made. In 2018 the Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia started the implementation of its OHS system to improve the working conditions for landfill workers on 54 municipal landfills (of which 33 are

Capacity Building on Hazardous Waste Management for SWMCG Employees

23/05/2019 - Hazardous Waste Management two-day course was held for representatives of "Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia" Ltd within the framework of the project “Capacity-building and support of measures towards implementation of integrated waste management system in Georgia with a focus on hazardous and biodegradable waste management as well as producer’s responsibility during 2016-2019”. The

Construction of EU Standard Regional Landfill Starts in Georgia

24/01/2019 - „The Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia“ Ltd (SWMCG) and French-Slovenian consortium Sade-Riko signed the contract for the construction of the first EU standard regional landfill in Georgia. The event was attended by the vice-premier and Minister of MRDI Maia Tskitishvili, deputy Head of Delegation of the European Union to Georgia Carlo Natale,

Waste Management System to be improved in Georgia

30/10/2018-Working meeting about implementation of waste separation, collection and recycling effective system in Georgia was held by initiative of Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia’s project “Integrated Solid Waste Management Kutaisi”. Participants of the meeting were: Deputy-Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Ministry of Georgia, Mzia Giorgobiani, the head of Waste and Chemical Substances Management

New EU Standard Trash Bins conveyed to Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region

27/06/2018 – 300 new EU standard trash bins were conveyed to Mtskheta Municipality. As the tourist season approaches, municipalities will receive 10 000 containers to keep regions clean. It will improve ecological and living conditions in touristic zones. The Director of Solid Waste Management Company of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia,

Capacity Building on Hazardous Waste Management in Sweden for Representative of Georgia

04/06/2018 – Study tour on hazardous waste management was held in Sweden. The Director of Ltd “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia”, Giorgi Shukhoshvili and the deputy Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture, Nodar Kereselidze participated in this tour and received detailed information from Swede colleagues about their experience. The main goal of the tour