It is planned to build a waste recycling plant with a total annual capacity of 700,000 tonnes of waste in Kyiv, which will also sort waste, the press service of the Kyiv City Administration has reported.
“The city plans to build a waste recycling complex, which will have a total annual processing capacity of 700,000 tonnes and will include a sorting stage,” the administration said.
According to Deputy Chairman of the Kyiv City Administration Petro Panteleyev, Kyiv has clear plans for gradually quitting the technology of waste disposal as obsolete and environmentally dangerous one.
He also recalled that the National Waste Management Strategy was adopted in October 2017, and the National Plan in February 2019.
“The updated legislative base works only a few months. Nevertheless, the Kyiv city is preparing its own regional waste management plan for Kyiv. This is a comprehensive document, being agreed with the Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Economy Ministry and the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry,” the deputy head of the administration said.
In addition, Panteleyev said that Kyiv had refused placing a waste recycling plant near combined heat and power plant 6 (CHPP-6) in Troyeschyna district (Desniansky district of Kyiv).
“I want to immediately say that there was no speculation and gossip. The city refused to build a waste recycling plant near CHPP-6,” the deputy head of the administration said.
Municipal enterprise Kyivkomunservice has started accepting applications for a tender to select the provider of waste recycling and disposal services in Kyiv, the press service of the Kyiv City Administration has reported. According to the report, the applications can be submitted before September 28.
According to the tender documentation on the website of the company, the minimum capacity of the recycling enterprise should be 426,000 tonnes, while the annual volume of household waste produced in Kyiv is 1.2 million tonnes.
The new waste processing plant should be located near the geographical center of Kyiv.
Participants in the tender should have experience in creating and operating waste recycling facilities. The winner of the tender will be obliged to provide waste treatment services for at least 25 years from the time the facility is put into operation.
The first stage of the tender is the assessment of contestants’ complying with the qualifying conditions, it will begin in late September. The second stage involves evaluating proposals from participants in the competition.
As reported, with reference to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko, the new waste recycling plant in Kyiv is to be built within the next two or three years.
Agromars Complex LLC (Kyiv region) plans to build a flotation sludge recycling plant.
“The second project being considered by Agromars Complex is construction of a flotation sludge recycling plant. Flotation sludge appears after purification of water used in slaughtering houses and extra sludge from biological treatment facilities,” the company said on its website. In particular, Agromars is interested in a project of Dutch Mavitec.
The flotation sludge recycling plant and the chicken manure recycling plant will generate electricity using a gasification method. It would be able to generate 1.1 MWh of heat and organic fertilizers.
“We have a plant producing biological additive from animal byproducts. When we build two more plants, we would complete the chain for treating any waste. This would allow solving all environmental issues as it is done in Europe,” Deputy Technical Director Oleksandr Surmach said.