The Municipality of Syros successfully secured funding from the National Operational Program “Infrastructure, Transport, Environment & Sustainable Development 2014-2020″ (NSRF) for the implementation of the project “Solid Waste Treatment Plant and Construction of a new cell of sanitary landfill”. The total budget of the project is 6,518,565.19€.
In particular, the project concerns the construction and operation of a Solid Waste Treatment Plant with total capacity of 5,800 tn/year residual mixed municipal waste and 928 tn/year separately collected organic and green waste. In addition, the project includes the extension of the sanitary landfill with capacity at least 180,000 m3.
EPTA S.A. has implemented the necessary Solid Waste Management Plan for the Municipality of Syros - Ermoupoli, which is a prerequisite for the successful implementation of integrated solid waste management in the island. The implementation of the abovementioned actions is expected to provide a permanent solution to the solid waste management problem of the whole Municipality.