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OVER 500 THOUSAND TONS OF GLASS AND PLASTIC WERE SENT FOR PROCESSING IN THE MOSCOW REGION

Post Time:Sep 21,2020Classify:Industry NewsView:929

The volume of plastic and glass sorted by waste processing complexes near Moscow has reached the level of half a million tons since 2019, according to the press service of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Moscow Region Evgeny Khromushin.


“Thanks to the new, integrated system for the collection and processing of solid municipal waste, today we can say for sure in what volumes individual fractions, including the selected glass and plastic, are involved in recycling, since last year our enterprises sent more than half a million tons of glass for recycling and plastic, including more than 230 thousand tons of glass and more than 262 thousand tons of plastic, ”said Khromushin.


He noted that from all this mass millions of units of new packages and bottles will be produced.


“But just over a year ago, all these mountains of glass and plastic could be found in ravines and landfills. I would like to note that today in the Moscow region real conditions are being created for the creation of a system for involving household waste into secondary circulation in industrial volumes, and, accordingly, for the development of an integral system of waste-free production and consumption, "Khromushin said.


Most of the plastic and glass was sorted at KPO Ekograd in Zaraysk (over 132.7 thousand tons), at KPO Progress in Roshal (over 116.5 thousand tons), KPO Vostok in Yegoryevsk (more than 73.8 thousand tons).


According to the research conducted on the amount of municipal solid waste generated in the Moscow Region, glass and polymer materials together account for 26% of the total MSW.


In total, more than 7.7 million tons of municipal waste are generated in the Moscow region per year, including 3.4 million tons coming from Moscow.


The reform of the municipal solid waste (MSW) management system in Russia began in 2019. Since that time, more than 1.5 million tons of household waste have been sent for processing in the Moscow region, by 2021 this figure will be about 2 million tons.


In less than two years, the Moscow Region managed to build an effective MSW management system, which made it possible to close 29 landfills.


Eight new modern waste processing enterprises equipped with modern technology were commissioned in the region, more than 110 thousand container sites for the collection of MSW were organized and brought to a single standard, regional operators were selected for long-term work in the region, a completely new fleet of vehicles and a container fleet was purchased ...

Source: http://steklosouz.ru/news/Author: shangyi

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