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Pilot Green Waste Recycling Project Launched in Marneuli

A new waste separation, collection and recycling pilot project was launched in the Georgian city of Marneuli last week. The aim of the project is to assist the Marneuli composting plant in improving the collection of green waste from local residents and municipal institutions. This will be done by purchasing …

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EBRD to Develop Waste Management Strategy for Tbilisi

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will develop waste management strategy for the first time in Tbilisi. According to the City Hall, the document will be created on the basis of the Association Agreement liabilities. “The developed world has realized that waste can be processed and used for …

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Waste Management Inaugural Project Underway

Waste management inaugural project will be implemented on several streets in Tbilisi. The information was unveiled at the Tbilisi government meeting. Tbilisi Vice Mayor Maia Bitadze noted that the inaugural project has been prepared and wastes disposal will be carried out under the new scheme at night. The list of …

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Inter-municipal Cooperation for Solid Waste Management in Georgia

A series of meetings and a workshop on inter-municipal cooperation for solid waste management took place in the Georgian cities of Batumi and Keda, Adjara region, in September. Organised within the joint EU/Council of Europe programme on strengthening institutional frameworks for local governance, the events served to discuss three technical scenarios …

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EBRD Helps Improve Solid Waste Management in Georgia

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €10 million sovereign loan to Georgia to be on-lent to Municipal Development Fund (MDF) to improve solid waste management throughout 64 municipalities including remote areas of the country. The funds will be used to purchase approximately 140 new solid …

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EBRD Discusses Funding of Solid Waste Collection Project in Georgia

EBRD Discusses Funding of Solid Waste Collection Project in Georgia

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) discusses allocating a 10 million EUR loan for Georgia for the development of a Solid Waste Collection Project. According to EBRD, international donors will allocate additional 5 million Euros. The project will fund acquisition of waste collection vehicles, containers and other necessary inventory. …

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Adidas Made Sports Shoes From Recycled Ocean Waste

Sportswear brand Adidas has launched a prototype shoe with an upper made entirely from yarns and filaments produced using plastic salvaged from the ocean. British designer Alexander Taylor’s running shoe for Adidas was unveiled during an event for Parley for the Oceans – an initiative that encourages creatives to repurpose ocean …

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Americans Produce a lot of Garbage

The world dumps 11.2 billion pounds of trash every year, according to the United Nations Environment Programme. This leads to land-use issues, health problems through groundwater contamination, and global warming because of the release of methane gas. While more trash is a bad thing, it’s a pretty reliable indicator of economic …

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