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12 January , 14:31

1.198 million tons of waste was generated in Bashkiria in 2021

In 2021, 1.198 million tons of waste was generated in Bashkortostan, the Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Republic Ural Iskandarov said at a meeting of the Committee on Agrarian Issues, Ecology and Nature Management of the State Assembly RB.

Of this volume, 1.18 million tons were removed to waste disposal facilities, 512 thousand tons of MSW were processed, 63 thousand tons were sent for disposal.

According to the minister, in 2022, it is planned to achieve the following indicators: the share of waste sent for disposal should be 94.2%; the share of MSW sent for treatment - 38.3%; the share of waste directed for disposal - 5.8%.

To date, MSW removal in the region covers all settlements of the republic, except for 741 villages, where less than 15 people live, Ural Iskandarov added. Waste removal is carried out less than once a week in 138 remote settlements.

Separate waste collection in the region covers about 30 municipalities — only 40% of the population of Bashkiria separate garbage.

There is a need in the republic for 10 MSW landfills, 9 waste sorting complexes. There remains a need for equipping 6,169 more container sites, purchasing 12 thousand containers, and 17.5 thousand containers for separate waste collection. In 2022, 418.7 million rubles will be allocated to the regions to arrange container sites and purchase containers.

The payment of citizens for the provision of services for the MSW removal is on average set at 92.29 rubles per person. The collection rate for 11 months was 94.2%.

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina