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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.

Georgian delegation in Germany

31-05-2016 In the field of waste management Georgia will share German experience. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the Director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” along with the city Mayor of Kutaisi Shota Murghulia together with the representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources visited the German city of Munich. During the visit, the

Rustavi Landfill Construction works are underway

27-05-2016 rehabilitation works on Rustavi landfill is in progress. Current situation was observed by the Director of Ltd, ,,Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia’’ Giorgi Shukhoshvili . Rustavi municipal landfill was transferred to the possession of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” on May, 2013. At that time, the existing landfill conditions were extremely

,, Clean country – our job’’

28/04 / 2016- The Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure the "Solid Waste Management Company" launched the cleanup campaign - ,, Clean country – our job’’ In the framework of the Campaign cleaning action was held in the Territory of Nikea Polygon.  The Director of the Ltd "Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia" Giorgi Shukhoshvili

New landfill Kutaisi – public discussions

15/04/2016 – “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd. Coordinated by Giorgi Shukhoshvili, and co-chairman of The Green Movement of Georgia/Friends of Earth Georgia; Nino Chkhobadze. The coordinators and Accompanying Measures Consultant (PEM) Rene Boesten held a meeting with the Kutaisi City Mayor Shota Murghulia. The technical details and Preliminary construction processes of the Kutaisi

Special Equipment purchased

24/03/2016  - 6 bulldozers (YTO-T80) were purchased for the regions of Georgia by Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” with coordination of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia. For the effective implementation of works the purchased special equipment will serve Dmanisi, Stephantsminda, TianeTi, Aspindza,Chokhatauri and Oni regional municipal polygons. The overall

Stephantsminda Municipal Landfill rehabilitated

03/16/2016 - Stephantsminda Municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the Director of “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd. along with representatives of local self-government visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. The total area of the landfill comprises 21 429.00 m² and about 554 m³ household wastes are

Greenhouse Gas Measuring Equipment has been tested on the landfill Rustavi

03/11/2016 - USAID’s Waste Management Technologies in Regions (WMTR) project has donated the Greenhouse Gas Measuring Equipment and will train SWMCG technicians to use it. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the WMTR project and the SWMCG. Within the framework of the memorandum, GHG emissions will be evaluated and a baseline will be

A Renewed Municipal Landfill will serve a population of Chokhatauri

02/18 / 2016- Chokhatauri Municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the Director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” and Gubernator of Guria Gia Salukvadze, visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. The total area of the landfill comprises 11 970.00 m² and about 330 m³ household wastes

Workshop on “Recycling and Processing of Municipal Solid Waste”

02/16/2016- Today, Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the Director of state-owned ,, Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia Ltd, established under the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure held the workshop with the representatives of the German Development Bank (KfW) on “Recycling and Processing of Municipal Solid Waste” in the framework of the Integrated Solid Waste Management Project

Arranging Transfer Stations in Ureki Municipal Landfill

02/13/2016-  “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia”Ltd in coordination with the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure accomplished the Ureki landfill closure works in compliance with EU Standards and arranged Transfer Stations. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the Director of the Company together with the Gubernator of Guria Gia Salukvadze, visited the Municipal landfill of Ureki to check

Arranging Transfer Stations of Kvareli Municipal Landfill

02/06/2016 - “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia”Ltd in coordination with the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, in compliance with EU Standards accomplished the closure works in Kvareli Municipal landfill. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the Director of the Company together with the local self-government representatives, visited the Municipal landfill to check the closure woks. Kvareli municipal

Signing the Cooperation agreement with the HPC HARRESS PICKEL CONSULT AG

In the framework of the Project ,,integrated waste management project in Kvemo Karli’’ the director of the,, Solid waste management Company of Georgia’’Ltd, Giorgi Shukhoshvili has signed the Cooperation agreement with the implementation consultant company (PIU) – HPC HARRESS PICKEL CONSULT AG to provide services. The signing ceremony was attended by the Representatives of European

The new landfill in compliance with the EU standards will be constructed in Kutaisi

“Solid waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd with financial support of KfW Entwicklungsbank is implementing the Project “Integrated Solid Waste Management Kutaisi.” The Company Director, Giorgi Shukhoshvili held the Meeting with the representatives of the German Development Bank (KfW) and the Project Implementation Consultant Company ERM. The technical details and other project-related details were discussed

Meeting with the representatives of the Municipalities of Khakheti

In 2016 the Municipalities will be equipped with the new Waste trucks and the waste bins. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd with coordination of Giorgi Shukhoshvili held the Meeting with the representatives of the Regional Municipalities of Khakheti. On the basis of the government decree the “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” Ltd

Dmanisi Municipal Landfill Has Been Rehabilitated

Dmanisi Municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia”, together with the local self-government representatives visited the rehabilitated Municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. Dmanisi Municipal landfill operates since the year of 1998. The total area of the landfill comprises 10 027.00 m²

Renewed landfill for the population of Oni

Oni municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” and Parmen Margvelidze, the Governor of  Racha-Lechkhumi and kvemo SvaneTi, together with the Head of the Oni Municipality Giorgi Lobjanidze visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. Oni municipal landfill operates since

Zestafoni Municipal landfill closure works in progress

The closure of Zestafoni Municipal landfill is in progress. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the Director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” along with Nikoloz Kraveishvili and Vakhtang Ghambashidze; the Deputy Heads of Zestafoni Municipality, together with the local self-government representatives, visited the Municipal landfill to check the progression of the closure woks. Ltd. "Solid Waste

A new Rehabilitated Municipal Landfill will serve a population of Tianeti

Tianeti municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” and Lela Qitesashvili the Head of Tianeti Municipality, together with the local self-government representatives visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. Tianeti municipal landfill operates since the year of 2009. The total

Renewed landfill for the population of Aspindza

Aspindza   municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” and Levan Tsabadze, the Head of Aspindza  Municipality, together with the local self-government representatives visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. Aspindza municipal landfill operates since the year of 1975. The total

Closing Plan of Gurjaani Municipal Landfill

Gurjaani municipal landfill closing plan was worked out within the framework of a USAID financed project – “Waste Management Technologies in Regions.” The Plan aims at presenting project basis and activities for minimization of negative environmental impacts of the landfill. The carried out studies revealed particular impacts of the waste at the landfill. The main

“Clean the World – Clean Georgia”

Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” with coordination of Giorgi Shukhoshvili joined an international annual cleaning campaign. The campaign “Clean the World – Clean Georgia” was initiated by the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia and non-governmental organization “Green Movement of Georgia/Earth Friends.” The campaign participants cleaned up the nearby territory

Steering Committee Meeting of the Project “Integrated Solid Waste Management Kutaisi”

Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” with coordination of Giorgi Shukhoshvili held first Steering Committee Meeting within the framework of the project “Integrated Solid Waste Management Kutaisi.” The accomplished works of the project, future plans, and other project-related details were discussed at the meeting. The Steering Committee members attended the meeting together with the

Ninotsminda Municipal Landfill Has Been Rehabilitated

Ninotsminda municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” and Gagik Karslyan, the Head of Ninotsminda Municipality, together with the local self-government representatives visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. Ninotsminda municipal landfill operates since the year of 2011. The total

Municipality of Poti was Equipped with Waste-disposal Vehicles and Trash Bins

Ltd. “Solid Waste management Company of Georgia” conveyed two units of waste-disposal vehicles and 450 units of plastic and metal trash bins to the municipality of Poti. Together with the Poti Municipality, the equipment will serve the nearby villages as well. The vehicles and trash bins were purchased by the Ministry of Regional development and

Initiative Meeting within the Framework of the Project “Integrated Solid Waste Management Kutaisi”

The project “Integrated Solid Waste Management Kutaisi” aims at sustainably enhancing the solid waste management system of the Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi/Kvemo Svaneti region. The project consists of the following components: a new sanitary landfill (first construction phase including all infrastructure facilities)complying with EU environmental construction and operation standards including mobile equipment for operation of the

Zugdidi Municipality was Equipped with Waste-disposal Vehicles and Trash Bins

Ltd. “Solid Waste management Company of Georgia” conveyed two units of waste-disposal vehicles and 540 units of plastic and metal trash bins to the municipality of Zugdidi. Together with the Zugdidi Municipality, the equipment will serve Anaklia Municipality and the nearby villages as well. The vehicles and trash bins were purchased by the Ministry of

Ozurgeti Municipality was Equipped with Waste-disposal Vehicles and Trash Bins

Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” conveyed five units of waste-disposal vehicles and 500 units of plastic and metal trash bins to the municipality of Ozurgeti. The equipment will serve the Black Sea coastline municipalities, particularly, municipalities of Ureki, Shekvetili, and Grigoleti and the nearby villages as well. The vehicles and trash bins were

Giorgi Shukhoshvili’s Presentation at Georgian-Spanish Business Forum

Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the Director of the “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” made a presentation about the Company at the “Georgian-Spanish Multi-Partnership” meeting.  The meeting was organized by the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX) together with the Economic and Commercial Office of the Embassy of Spain in Georgia. The meeting aims at promoting the

Meeting with Japanese Investors

Ltd. “Solid waste Management Company of Georgia” with coordination of Giorgi Shukhoshvili hosted Japanese delegates of investors. Representatives of various Japanese companies as well as the director of Japan International Cooperation System (JICS), who was invited with an initiative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the President of Clean System Co., and the President

Working Meetings with the Representatives of ERM within the Framework of the Project “Integrated Solid Waste Management Kutaisi”

Ltd. “Solid waste Management Company of Georgia” with financial support of KfW Entwicklungsbank is implementing the Project “Integrated Solid Waste Management Kutaisi.” The project implies building a new sanitary landfill in Kutaisi, which will serve for Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti regions. Within the framework of the project, the Company with coordination of Giorgi Shukhoshvili

Bolnisi Municipal Landfill Has Been Rehabilitated

Bolnisi municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” and Gogi Meshveliani, the Head of Bolnisi Municipality, together with the local self-government unit representatives visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. Bolnisi municipal landfill operates since the year of 1975. The

Sachkhere Municipal Landfill Has Been Rehabilitated

Sachkhere municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” and Malkhaz Bazadze, the Head of Sachkhere Municipality, together with the local self-government unit representatives visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. Sachkhere municipal landfill operates since the year of 2001. The

Landmine Clearance Works on the Kutaisi New Landfill Site

The HALO Trust – an international landmine clearing organization completed landmine clearance works on the site for a new regional sanitary landfill of Kutaisi. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” and Shota Murghulia, the Mayor of Kutaisi, visited and checked the carried out works. Ltd. “Solid waste Management Company

“Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia”

Ltd. “Solid Waste Company of Georgia” was established on April 24, 2012 within the framework of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia. The State is the only 100% share-holder of the company. Nowadays, the Company owns and manages 52 landfills throughout the country (except Tbilisi and Autonomous Republic of Ajara). The results

Terjola Municipal Landfill Has Been Rehabilitated

Terjola municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” and Avtandil Chubinidze, the Head of Terjola Municipality Sakrebulo, together with the local self-government unit representatives visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. Terjola municipal landfill operates since the year of 2007.

Dedophlistskaro Municipal Landfill Has Been Rehabilitated

Dedophlistskaro municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” and Irakli Shiolashvili, the State-Governor of Kakheti region, together with the local self-government unit representatives visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. Dedophlistskaro municipal landfill operates since the year of 2007. The

A New Landfill for Kvemo Kartli Region

The Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia,” and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed an agreement on “Kvemo Kartli Solid Waste Management” project. The project implies construction of a new regional sanitary landfill that will serve the following Municipalities: Marneuli, Bolnisi, Dmanisi, Tetritskaro, and

National Meeting of the NGO Consortium

Today, Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” attended the national meeting of the NGO Consortium. The Consortium national meeting analyzed the current situation in the country in regard with the solid waste management. The members of the Consortium are: “Orkhisi” – Environment Research Union of Georgia, Green Movement of

Signing the Cooperation Agreement with Implementing Consultant PEM

Ltd. “Solid waste Management Company of Georgia” with financial support of KfW Entwicklungsbank is implementing the Project “Integrated Solid Waste Management Kutaisi.” The project considers building a new sanitary landfill in Kutaisi, which will serve for Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti regions. Within the framework of the project, Ltd. “Solid waste Management Company of Georgia”

Poti will be served with the renewed landfill

Rehabilitation of Poti municipal landfill is completed. First Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, George Amashukeli, the director of “Solid Waste Management Company", George Shukhoshvili and the representatives of local authorities inspected implemented works. The area of the local municipal landfill is 55185 square meters and the waste, with volume about 100 meter/cube per

Annual Report 2014 of the Ltd. “Solid waste Management Company of Georgia”

Giorgi Shukhoshvili presented the annual report on the Company’s carried out works in the year of 2014 for the representatives of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Diplomatic Corps, Governmental Institutions, Donor Organizations, and Media. Shukhoshvili also presented important projects planned for 2015. According to Shukhoshvili, as a result of the works

Khashuri Municipal Landfill Has Been Rehabilitated

Khashuri municipal landfill rehabilitation works are accomplished. Giorgi Koberidze, the Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” together with the local self-government unit representatives of Khashuri Municipality visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill and checked the carried out works. Khashuri municipal landfill

Kvemo Kartli Solid Waste Management Project

Ltd. “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia” with financial support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is planning to implement a project - “Kvemo Kartli Solid Waste Management.”  The project implies construction of a new regional sanitary landfill in Kvemo Kartli region that will serve to the following Municipalities: Marneuli, Bolnisi, Dmanisi,

Working Meetings with Consultant Companies

Ltd. “Solid waste Management Company of Georgia” with financial support of KfW Entwicklungsbank is planning to implement a Project “Integrated Solid Waste Management Kutaisi.” The project considers building a new sanitary landfill in Kutaisi, which will serve for Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti regions. Within the framework of the project, Ltd. “Solid waste Management Company

Kaspi municipality will be served by renewed landfill

Rehabilitation works on municipal landfill of Kaspi completed. Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, George Koberidze viewed implemented works together with director of LLC "Solid Waste Management Company", George Shukhoshvili and representatives of local authorities. The landfill, which is located in Akhtala territory, covers an area of 75312.44 square meters and serves Kaspi municipality.

Marneuli municipality will be served by renewed landfill

Rehabilitation works on municipal landfill of Marneuli completed. Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, George Koberidze viewed implemented works together with director of LLC "Solid Waste Management Company", George Shukhoshvili and representatives of local authorities. "Solid waste management company" at the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure fenced the territory of the polygon, organized

​Samtredia municipality will be served by the new landfill

Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, George Koberidze and the director of "Solid Waste Management Company", George Shukhoshvili. Together with local government representatives, visited the rehabilitated municipal landfill in Samtredia. The landfill, which will serve municipalities of Samtredia, Vani, Khoni and Abasha, was given to the "Solid Waste Management Company" on 10 May 2013.

​George Koberidze inspected ongoing rehabilitation works on the municipal landfill of Terjola

Rehabilitation works on the municipal landfill of Terjola will be finished very soon. Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, George Koberidze and the director of “Solid Waste Management Company", George Shukhoshvili inspected ongoing works, today. The aim of the project is to arrange the landfill of Terjola according to the European standards. The landfill

​Renewed landfill in Tsnori

Rehabilitation works of Tsnori landfill is completed. Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, George Koberidze and the director of LLC "Solid Waste Management Company", George Shukhoshvili inspected the existing situation on the landfill. The landfill, which covers an area of 24.536 square meters, serves Gurjaani and Sighnaghi municipalities. Everyday 40 meter/cube of waste enters

​Renovated Landfill in Lagodekhi

Overhaul of Lagodekhi municipality landfill territory was completed. Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Giorgi Koberidze together with the Head of “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia,” Ltd. Giorgi Shukhoshvili and local government officials observed the existing situation on the site. Lagodekhi landfill has been operating since 2005. It receives 43.3 m3

Awarding the Winner of a Competition “Clean Environment”

Elguja Khokrishvili, the Minister of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia and Eva Smedberg, the Head of the SIDA awarded the winner of the competition “Clean Environment.” Award for the nomination “The Cleanest Region” went to Samegrelo region. The competition was held within the framework of a project “Clean-Up Georgia.” The award ceremony was

​Overhaul of landfills continues

Renovation of Poti municipal landfill will be completed by the end of the ongoing year. Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Davit Shavliashvili observed works undergoing on the site. The goal of the project is to upgrade Poti municipal landfill to modern standards which occupies 55,185 square meters. 100 m3 solid waste is

Davit Shavliashvili observed Dusheti landfill renovation works

Municipal landfill renovation works are undergoing in Dusheti. Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Davit Shavliashvili together with the Head of Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia Ltd, Giorgi Shukhoshvili, Mtskheta Mtianeti Governor, Nugzar Kipiani and other local government officials observed the existing situation on the site today. Dusheti landfill has been operating

Ongoing Rehabilitation Works at the Samtredia Municipality landfill

Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia is conducting Samtredia Municipality landfill renovation works. Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia davit Shavliashvili, Deputy Governor of Imereti region Aleksandre Iosebashvili, and other officials observed the site today. The ongoing rehabilitation works at the landfill are carried out by the “Solid Waste Management Company

Davit Shavliashvili inspected Kaspi municipal landfill overhaul works

Minister of Regional development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Davit Shavliashvili together with the Head of Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia inspected Kaspi municipal waste landfill overhaul works. Within last two years 8 landfills were refurbished and 11 more will start operating by the end of the year. According to up-to-date standards, waste on Kaspi

Davit Shavliashvili visited landfill construction site in Sagaredjo

Landfill construction in Sagaredjo municipality of Kakheti region will end in the next few days. Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Davit Shavliashvili together with the Head of Solid Waste Management Company Giorgi Shukhoshvili visited landfill site today. 8 major landfill arrangement was completed this year. Currently 11 operating landfills (Sagaredjo, Tsnori, Lagodekhi, Dusheti, Khashuri,

Rehabilitation works at municipal landfill of Marneuli

“Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia,” Ltd. is carrying out rehabilitation works on the state municipal landfill in Marneuli city. Today, Mr. Giorgi Koberidze, the Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Mr. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of "Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia,” and Mr. Merab Tofchishvili, the governor of Marneuli Municipality

The cleaning action in Mtskheta

Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, George Koberidze, director of "Solid Waste Management Company”, George Shukhoshvili, company's employees, together with the high officials and the staff of the "United Water Supply Company" has held the cleaning action near the Jvari Mionasteri in Mtskheta municipality. Representatives of the NGO "Green Movement", its leader, Nino Chkhobadze,

Rehabilitated landfill of Kutaisi

Today, Mr. Giorgi Koberidze, the Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Mr. Giorgi Shukhoshvili, the director of "Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia,” and Mr. Shota Murgulia, the Mayor of Kutaisi, together with the governor of Tskaltubo Municipality, local population and non-governmental organizations visited the rehabilitated landfill of Kutaisi and participated in

Clean-up of Ureki coastline

According to the initiative of the Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure, David Shavliashvili clean-up of the coastline was held in Ureki. Director of "Solid Waste Management Company," George Shukhoshvili, governor of Guria region, Giorgi Chkhaidze and the local governor of Ozurgeti municipality, Merab Chanukvadze took a part in the event. The staff of “Solid

Davit Shavliashvili visited municipal landfills in the municipalities of Kutaisi and Zugdidi

Mr. Davit Shavliashvili, the Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia visited ongoing works in West Georgia conducted by the Ministry and its subordinated companies. During the regional trip, the Minister and Mr. George Shukhoshvili, Director of “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia,” LTD together with the representatives of the local self-government visited the

Zugdidi landfill has been rehabilitated

On July 30, 2014 Mr. George Shukhoshvili, Director of “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia,” LTD, Mr. KobaKantaria, the Deputy State Governor of Samegrelo-ZemoSvaneti Region together with the representatives of the local self-government visited the newly rehabilitated landfill of village Didinadze in Zugdidi Municipality. The ownership of the municipal waste landfillof village Didinadze was conveyed

Rehabilitated landfill of Ozurgeti

The Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Teimuraz Murgulia and the Director of the Solid Waste Management Company, George Shukhoshvili, together with the Governor of Guria region and other representatives of the local self-government visited the rehabilitated landfill in Ozurgeti. Ozurgeti landfill was given under ownership to the “Solid Waste Management Company

The dump of Telavi was fully rehabilitated

Municipal waste landfill in Telavi was fully rehabilitated. As a result of the implemented works, the landfill meets all the standards of environmental protection. From now on, citizens will be protected from the dangers caused by household waste. Clayey soil stockpiles are placed on the landfill which will cover the waste. In addition, permanently hardening

The renewed landfill for solid waste was opened in Akhaltsikhe

Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure David Narmania, Deputy Minister Giorgi Solomonia and the Director of Solid Waste Management Company Giorgi Shukhoshvili opened the new landfill of solid waste of Akhaltsikhe municipality. The waste landfill of Akhaltsikhe, located in Samtskhe - Javakheti, was transferred to “Solid Waste Management Company” on July 10, 2013. To regulation

8 landfills will be arranged during 2014

The Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure plans to arrange and to rehabilitate 8 landfills. For this and other works more the 11 million GEL will be spend. For the current year priority was given to refurbish the landfills in Sagarejo, Marneuli, Kaspi, Kashuri, Terjola, Samtredia, Poti and Dusheti. The landfills will be refurbished and

The Gift of Solid Waste Management Company for Vulnerable people

Representatives of Solid Waste Management Company visited the shelter located on Moscow Avenue and handed the New Year gifts to vulnerable people living in the shelter. Representatives of the company brought in place the primary use items, sweets and fruits. "Officials of Solid Waste Management Company officials decided to express support for the Vulnerable before

Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia and Solid Waste Management of Georgia will host coordination meeting of donors

Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia and Solid Waste Management of Georgia will host coordination meeting of donors tomorrow. The Conference is supported by the Embassy of Sweden and it will be attended by the Diplomatic Corps accredited in Georgia and representatives of international and donor organizations. The goal of the coordination meeting