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 landfills and started closing them step by step according to EU standards.
Bakuriani landfill didn’t match with standards and was closed within the plan. Works made during landfill’s closure: a relief was formed and waste was covered with isolation layer.
Director of “Waste Management Company of Georgia”, Giorgi Shukhoshvili, visited closed landfill of Bakuriani together with representatives of local government and evaluated works.
Bakuriani landfill closure project was funded from state budget of Georgia with 124 998 Gel.
The waste from Bakuriani will be received by Bakuriani’s new waste transfer station.