Black Sea region of Adjara to have new sanitary landfill

  • The government of Adjara announces that the project is at the final stage and will ensure the introduction of a modern solid waste management system in Adjara and improve environmental conditions in the region. Photo: Gov't of Adjara.

Agenda.ge, 12 Oct 2020 - 14:35, Tbilisi,Georgia

Two existing landfills will soon be closed in Black Sea coastal cities of Batumi and Kobuleti and a new landfill will be opened in Tsetskhlauri, 45 km north of Batumi within the solid waste management project of Adjara. 

The government of Adjara announces that the project is at the final stage and will ensure the introduction of a modern solid waste management system in Adjara and improve environmental conditions in the region.

The total cost of the project is €7 million and is financed by the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.

A new landfill will be opened in Tsetskhlauri, 45 km north of Batumi. Photo: Gov't of Adjara.

The project development includes:

  • Construction of a new sanitary landfill at Tsetskhlauri
  • Construction of a gas extraction system
  • Closure of two existing landfills

The project also provides technical cooperation to assist with the preparation and implementation of the project and a corporate development programme to build operational and management capacity within the landfill management company.

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