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Baku, Azerbaijan, March 10, 2015

The Aim Texas – ICP Joint Venture’s team for development of Azerbaijan National Sold Waste Management Strategy has been conducted comprehensive waste characterization surveys between February 21 and March 06, 2015 in the 5 pilot districts in concert with local officials, to carefully select representative areas and to also carefully assess the population contributing to each of the group of waste containers that were sampled.

Following Figure and Table shows the average consolidated result of the composition studies:

Consolidated Results of Composition Studies

Waste Fraction %
1 Food (Organic) Waste 45.19%
2 Wood/Mixed Garden waste (organic) 10.42% 55.61% Organic
3 Cardboard/Paper 10.93%
4 Plastic 7.87%
5 Glass 5.28%
6 Metals 3.49% 27.56% Recyclable
7 Textile, shoes and leather 3.09%
8 Baby diaper 2.53%
9 C&D waste and sand 3.82%
10 Electrical/Electronic Waste (WEEE) 0.39%
11 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) 0.93%
12 Other (remaining waste) 6.06%
Total 100.00%

 

 

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Checking volume and fullness of waste containers

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Hand sorting test

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