The EBRD is considering providing a €3.5 million sovereign loan to the Republic of Armenia for the construction of the first EU compliant regional landfill and relevant infrastructure in the country. The landfill will be located in Hrazdan, capital town of Kotayk distrcit in the central part of Armenia, and will be used by eight municipalities in the nearby region - Hrazdan, Abovian, Charentsavan, Yeghvard, Nor Hachn, Tsakhadzor, Byureghavan and Sevan (Participating Municipalities). The project will require the tendering out of waste collection to the private sector and the creation of a fully commercial solid waste management company (the “Company”).
The project will also include the aquisition of vehicles, bins and equipment for waste management.
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.Country: Regional.Project number:39603.Business sector: Municipal and environmental infrastructure. Public .Environmental category:A Board date:17 Apri 2012.Status: Signed. PSD disclosed:8 Dec 2011