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"It is necessary that we take a serious attitude to environmental
protection, flora and fauna, the environmental situation, and to this
end we have achieved a revision of the approach to improving
legislation in this area."
Emomali Rahmon

Committee for Environmental protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan

Examination of the state of garbage dumps in the city of Dushanbe

Examination of the state of garbage dumps in the city of Dushanbe                                                                                           

In order to implement the decision of the Chairman of the City of Dushanbe "On approval of the procedure for collecting, exporting, processing and neutralization of solid household waste within the territorial and administrative limits of the city of Dushanbe", the Head of the Main Department of Environmental Protection in Dushanbe got acquainted with the state of waste disposal and the activities of the State Unitary Enterprise for Waste Disposal of the Ismoili Somoni district of Dushanbe.

During the inspection of the territories of microdistricts, which took place with the participation of officials of the state enterprise for waste collection of the I. Somoni district, the head of the Main Department got acquainted with the condition of the waste collection points Chashmasor, Varzob-HPP, Ahror Muhtorov, Nodira Street, U. Khayom, Pushkin, Shabboda, M. Tursunzoda, etc. H. Sherozi, and also got acquainted with the condition of garbage landfills.

According to available information, there are 322 waste collection points in the area of I. Somoni, 72 of them in microdistricts, 89 in settlements, 20 in mines, 141 in organizations and institutions. There are also 1,373 garbage collection boxes installed at garbage collection points.

The head of the Main Department of Environmental Protection in Dushanbe stressed that the removal of garbage by citizens to waste collection sites is set from 17:00 to 23:00, and the removal of solid household waste from waste collection sites by garbage collection organizations from 04:00 to 08:00.

At the same time, he instructed officials to remove garbage from waste collection points in a timely manner, regularly disinfect waste collection points, repair and clean the area around landfills, paint urns, install information labels on landfills, raise awareness and environmental education of the population and monitor the implementation of the culture of urbanization.