Construction of a regional, EU-compliant, solid waste landfill with the introduction of waste separation and a recycling yard which will serve three municipalities in Tuzla Canton, namely: Zivinice, Banovici, and Kladanj (the "Project"). The Project is proposed to be financed by an EBRD loan of up to EUR 6 million and co-financed with a potential investment grant of up to EUR 2 million. The EBRD sovereign loan will be provided (via a legislated cascade of sub-loans) to the newly established regional solid waste company "Eko-Sep".
The project aims to improve the overall solid waste management system, a reduction of water and soil pollution and greenhouse gases emission, and a reduction of the amounts of disposed waste. The loan and the grant will finance the first two phases of the project, which include the construction of the landfill body, facilities for mechanical biological treatment of waste, composting, a transfer station, waste sorting facilities and landfill gas collection and flare.
Phases three and four will be financed and approved separately and will involve the construction of a leachate treatment plant and system for electricity generation from landfill gas.
Additional technical cooperation for supervision of construction works - is proposed to be financed under the EU's Western Balkans Investment Framework ('WBIF').
Access to the site is via a 1.2 km paved road which is in poor condition and will be reconstructed. The nearest settlement is the village of Jezevac which is located 500m from the boundary of the project. It is inhabited by internally displaced persons with a population of approximately 30 people. The project could impact on noise and air quality in the settlement and to address this, the ESAP requires the introduction of a forested green zone between the village and the landfill.
The total EUR 6,000,000 will be provided in two tranches: Committed Tranche 1 of EUR 4 million and committed Tranche 2 of EUR 2 million. The Borrower will be the State of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Client will be a Special Purpose Vehicle ('SPV") company, regional sanitary landfill "Eko-Sep" ltd.
Company Contact Information
Selmir Sljivic, Director
Tel: +387 35 775 402
Eko Sep doo, Oslobodjenja bb Blok 5, 75270 Zivinice
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