02 August 2012, 14:18
Kazakhstan develops new system of solid wastes management
ASTANA. August 2. KAZINFORM A new system of solid wastes management is been developed in Kazakhstan, director of the department of utility services of the Agency for Construction, Housing and Utilities Olga Titova said in her interview for PM.kz site.
According to her, the main criteria of solid wastes management are complexity and systemic approach to solution of this problem. Presently, the process of development of a justification of investments to the pilot project has been started.
"Cooperation memorandums were signed between the Agency and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to attract investment to the solid wastes management sector. Justifications of investments to the pilot projects are planned to be developed in 14 cities of the country," Olga Titova said.
As the Agency informs, the pilot projects will be launched in Aktobe, Atyrau, Karaganda, Abai, Saran, Shakhtinsk, Kostanay, Pavlodar, Taldykorgan, Taraz, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kokshetau, etc.
These efforts will allow to develop specific mechanisms of solid wastes management in Kazakhstan and provide investors with one more sphere for investments.
"Implementation of the projects is expected to result in development of a specific mechanism of wastes management in every region which will include interconnected technologies and efficient system of tariff setting. It will kindle interest of all participants to achieve the goal set by the President on reduction of the consumption of wastes and introduction of the system of separate collection of wastes," O.Titova resumed.
Tags: Government of Kazakhstan
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