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PE Communal Hygiene selected only 0.32% of total waste collected in Skopje in 2021

In 2021, the community hygiene public enterprise (PE) of Skopje, the “Komunalna higiena - Skopje” (PE Communal Hygiene - Skopje) has managed to select and bale 538.8 tons of waste. The total quantity of collected waste last year was 166,678 tons. This means that the PE was able to select a modest 0.32% of the collected waste from the...

Rusino landfill still pollutes city of Gostivar, its citizens request waste selection and recycling to start [Photo gallery]

Located 10 km from the center of the city of Gostivar, in the west of the Republic of North Macedonia, is one of the largest landfills in the country. One rainy October day, the journalistic team from Meta.mk and Portalb.mk, visited the Rusino landfill and during their brief visit shot shocking scenes. Apart from the tens of dogs and...

EU is waiting, municipalities in North Macedonia have been deliberating for 7 months who will manage the regional landfill in Sveti Nikole

The construction of the first landfill in North Macedonia where the waste will be deposited and recycled in accordance with the European standards is long overdue. Even though the municipality of Sveti Nikole in February agreed to the establishment of the Public inter regional enterprise for waste management "EKO ISTOK- SEVEROISTOK," (Eco East-Northeast), the 18 municipalities in the Eastern...

Tender procedure for construction of regional landfill in Mechkuevci in North Macedonia started

The Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning of North Macedonia explained for Meta.mk that the tender procedure for the selection of a company that will be building the regional landfill and the six waste transfer stations in the Eastern and the Northeastern Planning region in North Macedonia has already started. This regional landfill, where 65% of the whole waste...

The cleaning and closure of 77 landfills and dumps in North Macedonia starts this month

The selection of the two companies that will be monitoring the process is over and during this month the cleaning of landfills and dumps in the Eastern and the Northeastern Planning Regions will start , the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning of North Macedonia announced for Meta.mk. In the 18 municipalities in this part of the country, 70 illegal...

Loan of €55.3 million for regional landfills in five regions in North Macedonia

On request of the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning, at the start of February, the Government of North Macedonia approved the start of the procedure for securing a loan from international financial institutions for implementing regional systems for waste management in the Southeastern, Vardar, Pelagonian, Southeastern and Polog regions. Over €55.3 million will be necessary to start the...

North Macedonia must adopt waste management laws urgently

To avoid last year's criticism from the European Commission (EC) in its Report for 2021 on North Macedonia's progress, the state authorities will have to accelerate the procedure of passing the waste management laws. The Minister of Environment and Physical Planning Naser Nuredini announced them a month ago, while the Government at its session on the 22nd of December...

North Macedonia produces enormous quantities of waste and has problems collecting it [infographic]

Year after year we are producing more and more communal waste, and almost one-third of the waste we produce loses its trail. According to the evaluations provided by the State Statistical Bureau, 915.943 tons of communal waste was produced last year in North Macedonia. The annual amount of generated communal waste in 2019 was 456 kilograms per person, which...

Due to the coronavirus, seven countries have to issue new permits for export of OHIS chemicals

Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, but also North Macedonia, will have to issue new permits for international transportation of hazardous materials to get the chemical deposits in the former OHIS industrial complex exported to Switzerland for incineration. The previous permit for the project "Removal, dislocation, disposal or neutralization of chemical mater” from OHIS Skopje plant expired due to...