The seminar «Waste management in Kizhi skerries: issues and outputs»

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The seminar participants

On September, 14 –15 the preliminary SUPER project results and Kizhi Museum experience in solving the problems of temporary accumulation of municipal waste with the separate waste collection elements and issues of the waste transportation, further utilization and recycling, were discussed within seminar held on Kizhi Island.

Representatives of the Ministry of the Natural Resources and Ecology, SPI RK «Karelpriroda», LLC « Avtospetsrans», National Park «Vodlozersky», LLC « Integrated administration, localization and processing of sorted waste», Medvezhyegorsky district administration, KarRC RAS and Association «North-Centre» were invited for expert discussion.

The participants were told about the recreational load features in the Oyatevschina village area and were shown the infrastructure objects built during SUPER project implementation: the waste stations and accumulators for useful waste fractions.

The special attention was paid to the ways of counteracting illegal dumps and high recreational load and the cooperation with the stakeholders in the area. The researchers from KarRC RAS V. Timofeeva and S. G. Novikov presented some results of ecological monitoring in Kizhi skerries and Vodlozersky National Park. As a result of the seminar, the suggestions on the situation improving and plans for the future were discussed.