Uncategorized

Home/Uncategorized

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

New EU Standard Trash Bins to be conveyed in Regions

29/05/2018 - New EU standard trash bins will be conveyed in the regions of Georgia. As the tourist season approaches, municipalities will receive 10 000 containers to keep regions clean and to improve ecological conditions in touristic zones. Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Grigol Katsia and the Director

The Cleaning Action in Kutaisi

20/03/2018 – Ltd “Solid Waste Management Company” of Ministry of Regional Development and infrastructure of Georgia, together with Non-Profit Legal Entity of Kutaisi “Special Services” held the cleaning action in Kutaisi. Participants of the action cleaned a territory near “Nikea” landfill. Such actions will improve ecological and living conditions in the region. Mayor of Kutaisi,

Delegation of National Forum of Presidents of the Municipal Waste Management Companies from Poland visited Rustavi Landfill

09/10/2017 – Deputy Directors of Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia, Vakhtang Baramia and Davit Tchavtchanidze, visited Landfill of Rustavi together with delegation of National Forum of Presidents of the Municipal Waste Management Companies. The delegation members received information about solid waste management sphere in Georgia. Rehabilitation works at Rustavi landfill have been completed in

Giorgi Shukhoshvili met with Representatives of National Forum of Presidents of the Municipal Waste Management Companies

10/06/2017 – Delegation of National Forum of Presidents of the Municipal Waste Management Companies visits Georgia. Director of “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia”, Giorgi Shukhoshvili and deputy directors met with delegation members and President of the national board, Wojciech Janka. Challenges in the sphere of municipal waste were discussed during the meeting. Sides have

Bakuriani landfill closed according to European standards

17/08/2017 – Bakuriani landfill closure works are finished. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd in coordination with the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia reduces amount of landfills in the country.  The plan of closure of the landfill was prepared in advance based on research. The company has stopped operating of some

New Waste Transfer Station in Mestia

17/07/2017 – The new Waste Transfer station arrangement has been completed in Mestia. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd in coordination with the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia constructed a waste transfer modern station in Mestia. Household waste collected at municipality is being loaded to the transfer machines at the station

New Waste Transfer Station in Borjomi

23/06/2017 – Construction of waste transfer station for Borjomi and Bakuriani municipalities is finished. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd in coordination with the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia closed landfill of Borjomi Municipality according to EU standards. Waste transfer station has already been constructed in Borjomi. Household waste collected at

New System of Solid Waste Management in Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti

13/06/2017 – Information meeting was held at hotel “Ambassador Kachreti” concerning the project “Integrated Solid Waste Management in Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Region”. Presentation on constructing of new landfill in terms of “Integrated Solid Waste Management in Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Region” project was held during the meeting. The project is being implemented with financial

Kakheti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti landfill will be arranged according to European Standards

17/05/2017 Today, presentation was held concerning the results of waste management feasibility study for Kakheti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region. The meeting was attended by First Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Irakli Matkava, Director of Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia, Giorgi Shukhoshvili, consultants of German Development Bank (KfW) and representatives of Municipalities. The (KfW)

Public Hearing

11/05/2017  - Public hearing on Solid waste management project Kutaisi took place on May 11, 2017 in Terjola Municipality. Presentation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) document was made by the Advisor of the SWMCG Director Ms. Khatuna Chikviladze. Public discussion meeting was attended by 41 participants, including SWMCG Management; representatives of the Ministry of Environment and

,, Clean country – our job’’

06/05/2017  “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd in coordination with the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia continues the cleanup campaign - ,, Clean Country - Our Job’’. In the framework of the clean-up campaign cleaning action was held in Kutaisi landfill territory. Within the action the ecological and living conditions will be

Working safe and clean

4/04/2017 - Starting with 2017, the Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia (SWMCG) introduced new standards for work safety of its more than 200 employees and environmental protection measures for better managing the over 50 landfills operated by the company. The new company policy for Occupational Health and Saftety (OHS) and its Environmental Management System

,, Clean country – our job’’

01/03/2017 “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd in coordination with the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia continues the cleanup campaign - ,, Clean Country - Our Job’’. In the framework of the clean-up campaign -  cleaning action was held in Kutaisi landfill territory. Within the action,  the ecological and living conditions

Public Hearing in Kvemo Kartli

22/02/2017  Public hearing on Solid waste management project Kvemo Kartli took place on February 22, 2017 in Marneuli Municipality. Presentation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) document was made by the Advisor of the SWMCG Director Ms. Khatuna Chikviladze. Public discussion meeting was attended by SWMCG Management; representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

The New Landfill with European Standards Will Be Constructed In Kutaisi

16/02/2017 - The Director of Georgian Solid Waste Management Company George Shukhoshvili held the meeting with the representatives of German Development Bank (KfW) and Consulting Company (PEM). The meeting was focused on completed work assessment implemented within the framework of the ,,Integrated Solid Waste Management Project’’ , moreover development of the long-term strategy and future

Tkibuli landfill Rehabilitation works in progress

17/01/2017 - Rehabilitation works in Tkibuli landfill is in progress. In coordination with the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Ltd. “Solid Waste management Company of Georgia” is implementing the rehabilitation works in Tkibuli landfill in compliance with the appropriate standards. Ongoing construction works was observed by Zurab Alavidze, the Minister of Regional

New Transfer Station will serve Manglisi and Municipal Landfill of Tsalka

01/13/2017 The new Waste Transfer station arrangement has been completed. It works for the Municipal landfills of Manglisi and Tsalka. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd in coordination with the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure has accomplished the Manglisi and Tsalka landfill closure works in compliance with the EU Standards and arranged Transfer

Rehabilitation works on Rustavi landfill has been completed

14-12-2016 The Rehabilitated Rustavi landfill was observed by Irakli Matkava, Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure (MRDI) and Giorgi Shukhoshvili, Director of the Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia (SWMCG) along with Paata khizanishvili, Governor of Kvemo Kartli, and Davit Jikia, Rustavi City Mayor. Closure works of an old cells and arrangement of a

We relaunched our website!

Dear partners and collaborators. During the past 4 years since 2012, when our company was founded, we have been working hard and achieved a lot. Out of the 53 landfills that are in our property, we have rehabilitated 28 landfills, we have closed 14 landfills and we have built 2 transfer stations. These works will be

Gurjaani Dumpsite has been closed according to international standards

25/09/2016 Closure works in old dumpsite of Gurjaani has been completed. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the Director of state-owned ,, Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia Ltd, established under the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure along with the Gurjaani Governor Givi Gergedze and the representative of the USAI,  visited the Gurjaani old dumpsite. In the framework

Seminar on solid waste management

15/09/2016 German Accompanying Measures Consultant company PEM , within the framework of Solid Waste Management Company on behalf of the German Development Bank – “Integrated Solid Waste Management System – Kutaisi” project , held the regional media 2-day Seminar . Workshop was prepared for journalists and included general overview of the solid waste management system

Gori landfill – The second phase of the rehabilitation works accomplished

11/08/2016 The second stage of rehabilitation works in Gori municipal landfill has been completed. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the Director of state-owned ,, Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia Ltd, established under the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure along with the Deputy Head of the Gori Municipality, Davit Oniashvili, and with representatives of the company visited

Gurjaani Dumpsite will be closing according to international standards

18-06-2016 Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the Director of state-owned ,, Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia Ltd, established under the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure along with the Deputy Head of the Gurjaani Municipality, Dimitri Kalatozishvili and the representatives of the company visited the Gurjaani old dumpsite, to check the final steps of the closing works.