Belarus plans to build hazardous waste processing plant

Belarus plans to build hazardous waste processing plant

A plant for hazardous waste processing may be built in Belarus. The implementation of this project was discussed today by the ecologists of Belarus and France, where such enterprises are already successfully operating.

Previously, hazardous wastes collected in Belarus, had to be exported for disposal. Therefore, the question is relevant for Belarus. In addition to handling waste Belarus focuses on air quality, greenhouse gases volumes and the preservation of the natural and animal life.

Andrey Kovkhuto, Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus:
We have a very well developed environmental monitoring system in Belarus. We monitor the impact on air, on water resources, on lands. We also monitor situation. These areas of monitoring are also of interest to French colleagues.

Didier Canesse, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Belarus:
This is a new direction in our cooperation, which is very important, because we have common challenges, as regards the protection of the environment, the fight against climate change.

Belarus and France are planning joint projects on the development of the "green economy". It involves minimizing the negative impact of production on the environment.