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Georgia to Build First Regional Landfill in Line with EU Standards

A regional landfill will be constructed within the next 15 months close to the Georgian city of Kutaisi, in full compliance with European standards. The contract for the construction of the landfill was signed on 24 January. Serving approximately 700,000 citizens of Imereti, Racha-lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti regions, the new …

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Waste Disposal Landfill to be Built in Terjola

The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia has provided the Technical and Construction Supervision Agency for construction of waste disposal landfills. The new landfill will be built on the territory of “Kokhi” in Terjola municipality. It is being built by  a solid waste management company of Georgia. According …

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How Georgia is Changing its Approach to Waste Disposal

Around 900,000 tons of waste is generated annually in Georgia and more than 75% of it is estimated to end up in landfill sites. Landfill disposal is the least desirable way of handling waste, and even less desirable if the landfill is poorly managed and maintained. This is a significant issue in Georgia, …

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Waste Sorting Started in Tbilisi

Waste Sorting Started in Tbilisi

Goodwill joins Green initiative – On August 4, at the Goodwill hypermarket, the corner for waste sorting opened. In the latter mentioned corner it is possible to sort for aluminum cans, plastic (PET) bottles, paper and plastic bags that will be transmitted to one private company for reprocessing instead of …

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