Municipal solid waste

The waste processing units for eastern Thessaloniki and Larissa are being auctioned

Shortly before the end of 2022, notices were published for the construction of two important waste management infrastructures. These are the Waste Treatment Units (WTUs) of the Eastern Sector of Western Macedonia and Larissa, with a budget of 241.9 million euros and 54.6 million euros.

Village muhtars come to metropolis to collect paper waste: Report

Muhtars (local heads) of many Anatolian villages come to Istanbul as seasonal workers to collect paper waste at the time of the year when they cannot earn a living with farming, according to a report by an agency affiliated with the Istanbul Metropolis Municipality.

The Istanbul Planning Agency's report showed that some 18 tons of domestic waste are collected daily in the metropolis.

Montenegro at a Loss to Deal with Impact of Lucrative Landfill

According to the findings of an investigation by BIRN and the Centre for Investigative Journalist Montenegro, CIN-CG, waste from other municipalities was disposed of at Mislov Do for years, in violation of the lease agreement, while municipal waste has been mixed with food, animal and chemical waste.

Special offers on food lead to more household waste

Special offers on food items have led to an increase in the amount of waste produced by households as consumers purchase more than what they need, according to research conducted by the Agriculture Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

More specifically, 72% of consumers buy more food than necessary as they are lured by offers.