At its meeting, the Government approved the National Waste Management Plan until 2030. This is a detailed roadmap for the implementation of the National Waste Management Strategy aimed at building a waste management system in Ukraine based on EU standards and a closed-loop economy. This was announced following the Government's sitting by Deputy Prime Minister/ Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine Hennadii Zubko.
According to him, the implementation of the National Plan is very important for the development of the regions. Among the key lines are:
"Local authorities and local governments should already prepare regional waste management plans. Already now it is necessary to actively use tools of inter-municipal cooperation, to prepare personnel to work in the waste management sector", said Hennadii Zubko.
The official stressed that the approval of the National Plan was positively evaluated by the EU Delegation to Ukraine. According to their conviction, the adoption of the National Plan is a positive and important step towards harmonization of Ukraine's waste management policy and legislation with the EU legislation in this sector.