Georgia’s regional population to benefit from new Kutaisi landfill

A new landfill will serve Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Lower Svaneti regions., 12 Feb 2015 - 18:45, Tbilisi,Georgia

The Georgian Government is taking action to reduce the effects of waste pollution by developing a new landfill in Kutaisi – Georgia’s second largest city.

Kutaisi, located 221km west of Tbilisi, will meet international standards and be built by the Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia.

The new facility will service the regional population, particularly those in Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and lower Svaneti regions.

The project will be financed by Germany’s KfW Development Bank.

Director of the Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia, Giorgi Shukhoshvili, attended working meetings on February 11 and12 as part of the Kutaisi integrated solid waste management project.

At the meetings discussed conditions of the landfill agreement with KfW Development Bank representatives and the winning tender consulting companies, ERM and PEMM.