The Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov and the mayor of the Hissarya Municipality Penka Doykova signed a contract for the construction of a composting installation. Under the project a facility for the processing of separately collected green and / or biodegradable waste generated on the territory of the municipality will be built.
The composting plant has a capacity of nearly 3000 tons per year separately collected garden waste from households and green waste from the maintenance of municipal areas. The facility will serve over 10,000 inhabitants. It is envisaged to build up an accompanying infrastructure and to supply mobile equipment.
The total amount of the investment is about BGN 3.4 million. The Operational Programme "Environment 2014-2020" provides grants amounting to BGN 2.5 million. The project implementation period is 19 months.