Belarus plans to introduce deposit refund system on glass containers

18.08.2017
Belarus plans to introduce a deposit refund system on glass containers. This is provided by the national strategy for the management of solid municipal waste and recyclable materials until the year 2035. The government approved it in August. Improvement in accounting and logistics system for handling municipal waste, as well as regulatory framework are also high on the agenda. The goal is to bring the level of use of secondary material resources to 50%. Today, this figure is 12%. From October, the municipal waste landfill Severny near Minsk will be closed. Today, there are many alternative ways of recycling and processing. Experts will choose the best option for the Belarusian capital. In particular, it is planned to build a garbage recycling plant in Minsk.
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