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Waste sector

Priority axis 2: Improvement and development of waste treatment infrastructure

As of 19 August 2015, the overall amount of funds contracted under the priority axis stood at over BGN 836 million. (or about 140% of the budget of priority axis 2). Over BGN 539 million was paid. (or over 90 % of the budget of priority axis 2).

25 contracts are underway under the priority axis - four technical assistance contracts, 20 contracts for construction of regional waste management systems in Aksakovo (Varna), Borovo (Byala), Botevgrad, Burgas, Veliko Tarnovo, Vidin, Gabrovo, Dobrich, Lukovit, Malko Tarnovo, Nikopol, Panagyurishte, Pernik, Pleven, Razlog, Samokov (Kostenets), Sofia Municipality, Stara Zagora, Haskovo and Yambol and 1 contract for implementation of activities for closure and reclamation of municipal landfills that do not meet the regulatory requirements.

24 projects were successfully implemented under the technical assistance procedure for preparation of investment projects. The total grant absorbed under these projects amounted to BGN 10.6 million.

Seven regional landfills for solid waste were built - in Botevgrad, Dobrich, Sofia Municipality (Ist phase of the major project of Sofia Municipality), Malko Tarnovo, Bourgas, Vidin and Gabrovo.