New Tender for Construction of Waste Recycling Plant Announced in Bishkek
AKIPRESS.COM – About 20 million cubic meters of waste with a height of 17 meters continue to smoke in the Bishkek landfill, Bishkek mayor Emilbek Abdykadyrov said during a visit to the landfill.
The project at the landfill has been ongoing since 2015. According to the mayor, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has provided him with 22 million euros for this project.
“These 22 million euros were not effectively used. This has been confirmed by the Accounts Office, the Public Prosecutor’s Office. It is unclear what was done and by whom. Law enforcement agencies are investigating the case.” We have to complete part of the remaining €6.2 million of work: waterproofing, methane pump pipelines, waste burial.That alone will not solve the problem, we need to build a waste recycling plant,” said the mayor. said.
The mayor’s office will announce a new tender for the construction of a waste recycling plant, he said.
“I have met twice with representatives of the EBRD. We have agreed that a one-stage tender will be held. Local companies will be selected in the tender. Local companies are building many projects,” Abdykadyrov said. rice field.
The landfill is first fenced off. CCTV cameras were then installed to monitor incoming waste and smoke conditions.
“The smoke won’t stop unless we remove the methane,” he said.