The regions will be able to purchase 77,000 new containers for separate collection of waste using a subsidy of 1.5 billion rubles allocated by the government. This was announced by the head of the PIC “Russian Environmental Operator” (REO) Denis Butsaev.
Last year, 65 thousand tanks were purchased for 1 billion rubles of budgetary funds.
“Last year, a subsidy for the purchase of containers for separate collection of waste 45 regions took advantage, 1 billion rubles were allocated from the federal budget, more than 65 thousand containers were purchased for separate waste collection. This year, the government is allocating 1.5 billion rubles, this amount will make it possible to purchase more than 77,000 such containers,” Denis Butsaev reminded.
43 regions will purchase new garbage cans with federal money, the PIC REO believes . In total, more than 6 million tanks are produced in Russia per year, production is localized by 77%. Three out of four new containers will be made of low density polyethylene, the rest will be made of metal.
Earlier, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said that about 1.1 out of 1.5 billion rubles will go to regions where there is a need to expand the park such waste containers. The remaining funds will be received by the subjects where the infrastructure is just being created.
In early August, the ANO “National Priorities” reported that by the end of 2023, the reclamation of at least 111 landfills should be completed in Russia.
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