Project Description

Impact of the Municipal waste on the Environment in Zenica-Doboj Canton, Central Bosnia Canton and Sarajevo Canton

Study

Within the project “Co-processing of municipal waste as an alternative fuel in the cement industry in BiH”

January 2017


Format A4, PDF, 2.6 MB

The „Impact of the Municipal waste on the Environment in Zenica-Doboj Canton, Central Bosnia Canton and Sarajevo Canton“ document has been worked out in the framework of the all-encompassing project „Processing of Municipal waste as Alternative Fuel in BiH Cement Industry“, with the main aim to identify problems that arise from disposal of municipal waste and negative consequences of such a situation, as well as the possibility to utilize part of the municipal waste as raw material for recycling and production of alternative fuels. This documents has been drafted based on the BiH waste management data and the sectoral situation in the aforesaid cantons, as well as the expert assessment when evaluating negative impacts that need to be tackled by applying specific mitigation measures.

The documents covers six basic thematic areas: (i) definition, types and characteristics of waste and the components of the municipal waste management system, (ii) legal & legislative framework related to waste management in EU and BiH, (iii) current situation analysis of landfills and current practices in BiH and the aforesaid cantons, (iv) analysis of the municipal waste impact on the environment, (v) measures to mitigate adverse impacts of the municipal waste on the environment and, (vi) conclusions and recommendations.