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) German Development Bank supports the Government of Georgia to improve the waste management system. The feasibility study has been prepared for the project “Integrated Solid Waste Management’’ (ISWM) in Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region. Special attention was paid to the introduction of international standards on waste management, as well as resource recovery and waste valorization issues.
The project implies arrangement of a new, sanitary landfill in compliance with the EU Standarts for Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti regions, as well as closure of existing landfills according to European standards.
Project partner is Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia (SWMCG).