Seminar meeting “Improvement Of Waste Management System In Kazakhstan” was held in Kostanay City, Kazakhstan. The event was organized by the Ministry of Energy, Kazakh waste recyclers association “KazWaste” and UNDP Kazakhstan.
Experts and financial intuitions presented international and Kazakh experience in the fields of waste management, including separate collection, sorting and production and consumption wastes processing. Additionally, participants highlighted achievements and problematic issues, discussed state support for the industry, as well as possible areas of cooperation in the field of waste management.
On behalf of CLEANTECH LATVIA, its representative in Kazakhstan – Babur Absamatov presented the experience of Latvian garbage disposal company “Clean R”, which uses automatic IT-system of garbage collection, developed by our cluster’s partner – Mappost.
Waste collection companies, as well as managers of relevant city and regional municipalities from different regions of Kazakhstan raised their interest to implement modern IT-solutions in the sector of waste management. “KazWaste” and Department of Waste Management under Ministry of Energy supported the idea to use Mappost in Kazakhstan.
The seminar was also attended by representatives from local administration, environmental departments, international organizations, international financial institutions, business-associations, “Operator ROP”, LLC and companies from waste management industry.
Activity was implemented within the framework of the project “Cluster CLEANTECH LATVIA” No. 188.8.131.52/16/A/014