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Deputy Chairman of the Government approved the draft strategy SPC “REO” and also supported the financing of the regions for the purchase of containers for separate waste collection. These and other questions were discussed at the meeting on implementation of the Federal project “Integrated system of municipal solid waste management”.

At the meeting with Deputy Chairman of the Government of Victoria Abramchenko discussed the strategy for the development of a public-law company on the formation of integrated system of municipal solid waste management “the Russian ecological operator”, as well as measures to improve the investment attractiveness of the industry.

“For system build new mechanisms of waste management in the country, we should provide various tools to increase investment attractiveness of the industry. We received over 160 investment applications from 73 subjects of the Federation for the construction of facilities for processing and disposal of waste. At the same time on one ruble invested by the government money should account for 2.5 rubles of private investment, which will enable a shift from conventional waste disposal to modern recycling,” said Victoria Abramchenko.

The Federal project “Integrated system of municipal solid waste management” in the period from 2020 to 2024 provides for the establishment of new facilities for the processing of municipal solid waste in the amount of 32.4 million tonnes and disposal in the amount of 20.8 million tonnes To date, 68 investment projects can receive support from the Russian environmental statement. They all entered the list of promising sites, the Federal scheme for the treatment of MSW and the regional programme entities.

Among projects – treatment facilities with a total capacity of more than 15 million tonnes of MSW (with a share selection of useful fractions from 20 to 50%), as well as facilities for energy recovery with a total capacity of more than 4 million tons of municipal solid wastes.

Separate attention is paid to the creation of new paid and free of government support measures for the treatment of MSW to 2024.

In addition, we discussed payment by credit organizations of the shortfall in income of investment loans granted at a preferential rate in the amount of 2/3 of the key rate of the Central Bank, as well as compensation of 25% of capital expenditures made by the investor in the framework of the investment project.

During the discussion of the implementation of the Federal project “Integrated system of municipal solid waste management” Victoria Abramchenko noted the need for financing of subjects of the Russian Federation for the purchase of containers for separate waste collection. To do this, has already prepared a draft decree of the Government.

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