Problems of solid household waste disposal in cities and the possible use of organic fertilizers to remediate landfills have been discussed at a roundtable on cleanup of accumulated ecological damage from landfills and other technologically disturbed soils organized by Delovaya Rossiya Moscow’s Agro-Industry Committee. Representatives of Russian Peat Company Group also took part in the event.
The roundtable was moderated by Committee Chairman Sergey Merzlyakov, and State Duma deputy Svetlana Zhurova greeted the participants. Head of RPC LLC’s PR and Advertising division Svetlana Solovyova told the audience about the disposal of solid household waste and the use of organic substances for landfill remediation.
Tatiana Polyakova, deputy head of the department for support to the Ecology national project and organization of project activity of the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, spoke about federal projects related to waste management. In turn, Scientific Director director of the Ecology Research Institute Alexander Solovyanov told the audience about techniques used to remediate technologically disturbed soils and to clean up accumulated environmental damage.
An improvement of the institution dealing with the negative impact on the environment, which followed the implementation of the Clean Country 2019-2020 federal project, and related challenges and prospects were addressed by Vadim Petrov, Co-chair and State Secretary of the Russian Ecology Chamber, member of the Academic Council of the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Ecology Research Institute, and head of the project office of the Clean Country federal project of the Ecology national project (2019-2020). In turn, Yury Khasanov, Acceleration Director of the Skolkovo Foundation’s Cluster of Energy Effective Technologies, briefed the audience on innovative technologies, which help mitigate the negative environmental impact of landfills and monitor the ecological situation.
The roundtable participants also discussed the significance and use of waste sorting technologies in the course of landfill remediation and the application of eco-standards in the strategies aimed to reclaim technologically disturbed soils.