Putin signed the law about separate waste collection

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law that at the legislative level establishes separate waste collection in Russia, and also contains measures to encourage enterprises and the Russians to separate waste collection. The relevant document posted Sunday on the official Internet portal of legal information.

The law specifies the concept of «waste collection», «accumulation of waste», «wastes from the use of goods». Territorial plans for waste management before their approval will have to undergo the procedure of public discussion. Also establishes the requirements to sites of waste accumulation.

Regions will be required to hold public hearings and coordinate with the citizens of the territorial scheme for the disposal of waste, including the location of landfills, incinerators and waste recycling plants, marshalling yards.

The document will give the regions more powers in the definition of territorial plans for waste disposal that used at the Federal level was consistent with the RPN.