Govt approves national waste treatment strategy until 2030

8.11.2017 р., 13:20

Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has approved the national waste treatment strategy until 2030.

The decision was made at a government meeting on November 8, 2017.

Ecology and Natural Resources Minister of Ukraine Ostap Semerak said that the strategy has seven sections complying with seven groups of waste, including household waste, construction waste, agricultural waste, batteries and other waste.

It is planned to create 500 regional centers for waste disposal. Local self-government agencies are obliged to create a network of reusable goods points, for example, furniture,

The top priority in agricultural waste treatment is to be generation of power, production of fodder and other resources, the minister said.

The top priority for construction waste is the creation of the redirected materials market, Semerak said.

"After the approval of the strategy the next step will be designing and adoption of national and regional waste treatment plans," he said.

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