EASTERN EUROPE ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND ENVIRONMENT PARTNERSHIP

Kotayk and Gegharkunik Solid Waste Management




Lead IFI
EBRD
Sector
Solid Waste
Location
Gegharkunik
Kotayk
E5P Assembly Approval
01/06/17
Grant Signed
30/06/17
Financing (MEUR)
E5P Grant 2.00
IFI Loan 5.50
Other Grants 3.50
Total 11.00

Project description

Construction of an EU compliant landfill in Hrazdan, two waste transfer stations, relevant access infrastructure, acquisition of relevant equipment for the landfill and waste collection and establishment of a Landfill Management Company. The landfill will be located in Hrazdan, capital town of Kotayk district in the central part of Armenia, and will be used by twelve municipalities in the nearby Kotayk and Gegharkunik regions - Hrazdan, Abovian, Charentsavan, Yeghvard, Nor Hachn, Tsakhadzor, Byureghavan (of Kotayk), Sevan, Gavar, Vardenis, Martuni and Chambarak (of Gegharkunik). The project will deliver a new solid waste landfill facility for the urban and rural communities, as well as provide a collection system for 60 rural areas based on collection of waste from communal bins which will be transported to the landfill via two transfer stations.

Benefits

  • CO2 savings
  • Dumpsite closures
  • Future cost recovery tariff introduction