On June 17, the first scientific and practical conference "Ecology and construction: from theory to practice" was held, organized by Soyuzpetrostroy and dedicated to problematic issues of environmental protection arising during industrial and civil construction, relevant both for the construction complex and for residents of St. Petersburg.
The conference was attended by representatives of the authorities and subordinate organizations of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, including: the Government of the Leningrad region, the Committee for Construction and Architecture of St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg GKU NIPC of the General Plan of St. Petersburg, the Construction Committee, SUE "Lenoblvodokanal" and SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg", the Committee for Road Management of the Leningrad Region, St. Petersburg GKU "Directorate of Transport Construction". Reports of representatives of the construction complex and leading universities of St. Petersburg were heard.
The Russian partners of the Cool4City project-representatives of NP "AsEP" attended the event and also took part in the discussions "Separate garbage collection is a prerequisite for the construction and commissioning of facilities" and "Problems of recycling and recycling of construction waste". As a result, it was proposed to consider the need for regulatory regulation of construction waste management in St. Petersburg, as well as the development and introduction of requirements for container sites for the collection of MSW when designing real estate objects, taking into account the organization of separate collection.