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Most preferable site location for the new regional non-hazardous waste landfill in Imereti region selected with public participation

On 23 August a meeting of the Siting Advisory Committee (SAC) for selecting the most preferred site location for the new regional non-hazardous waste landfill for Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi- Kvemo Svaneti regions was held. The Siting Advisory Committee was constituted by members of the Regional Working Group (please find more information here), local farmers, and

The SWMCG is implementing new waste registration software

28/09/2021- With the financial support of the EU, the SWMCG started upgrading the hardware and software for registering the waste deliveries to the regional non-hazardous waste landfills, specifically, implementing new Management Information System (MIS). The new system will enable SWMCG to record each individual delivery of waste in a more efficient way. The software will

Public hearings were held in the Imereti region

On July 29-30 the Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia held public hearings in Baghdati and Tskaltubo municipalities within the framework of the “Integrated solid waste management -Kutaisi” project. It the includes construction of a new non-hazardous waste landfill for the Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti regions and a network of waste transfer stations. All existing

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Involvement of the public in the site selection process of the new regional non-hazardous waste disposal site in Kakheti

19/07/2021 - Within the framework of the Integrated Solid Waste Management Project (ISWM), “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia ” is launching an “Inform-Invite-Engage” approach in the Kakheti region, with the main objective to actively engage the society in a new, EU standard, regional, non-hazardous waste landfill site-selection process. Within this very approach, a first

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Start of the site selection process for a new regional non-hazardous waste disposal facility for Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti regions

16/07/2021 - The National Waste Management Strategy of Georgia envisages gradual closure of all existing landfills and their replacement with new regional non-hazardous waste disposal facilities. According to the mentioned strategy, a new regional facility and a network of waste transfer stations will be built for Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti regions. The modern waste management

Scoping Report on the construction of Kvemo Kartli regional non-hazardous waste Landfill

The Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia has published a Scoping Report on the arrangement of the Kvemo Kartli regional non-hazardous waste landfill. See the Scoping Report and Shp files at the following link. You can submit written remarks and opinions related to the scoping announcement of the planned activity to the Ministry

The process of controlling water parameters at landfills will be simplified with JICA support

11/11/2020 - The working meeting was held between representatives of the Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia (SWMCG) and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA). In the framework of the "Mini Grant Projects," JICA has delivered the Spectrophotometer DR3900 to SWMCG. The measuring process of the environmental parameters of water samples on landfills under the

Scoping Report of New Regional Non-hazardous Waste Landfi­ll for Samegrelo Zemo Svaneti

1/06/2020 - Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia has published the Scoping Report for the construction of New Regional Non-hazardous Waste Landfi­ll for Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. In order to involve the public in the early stages of the construction of the Landfill, the company is ready to receive feedback and comments from all stakeholders before the