Round table "Rational waste management to ensure sustainable development of the region" was held (Cool4City project)

On November 18, within the framework of the Eighth All-Russian Forum "Meeting of the working group of IT Managers of the regions of the Russian Federation "IT Dialogue 2021" (organized by the Government of St. Petersburg with the support of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation), a round table "Rational waste management to ensure sustainable development of the region" was held.

A representative of the Committee on Environmental Management, Environmental Protection and Environmental Safety made a welcoming speech; a report was made by representatives of the Cool4City project on operational and business models of MSW management in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region; Finnish partners of the Cool4City project also presented an overview of operational and business models of waste management in Finland; brief information was provided about the Cata3Pult project and Guidelines for separate waste Collection for residents of St. Petersburg; the director of the Center for Spatial Research "Geointellect" spoke about waste sorting using geoanalytics; the head of the environmental movement "Separate Collection" made a report on garbage reform and separate waste collection in St. Petersburg, telling about practical experience; the chairman of the Subcommittee on Waste and Resource Conservation of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of St. Petersburg told about the development of resource conservation in waste management.; The representative of LUKOIL-Severo-Zapadnefteprodukt LLC spoke about the problems in the implementation of rational waste management in the activities of the oil product supply enterprise; the final report was presented by the Interregional Public Organization "Environmental Union" on improving the waste management system.

Photos from the event can be viewed in the album.