ZAGREB, Sept 12 (Hina) – A grant agreement for the construction of a waste sorting facility was signed in the southern town of Metkovic on Friday. The value of the project is HRK 11 million, of which HRK 9 million is granted by the EU.
The agreement was signed by the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Tomislav Coric, who said that Metkovic found itself among only 18 local government units that would be granted a total of HRK 280 million for the construction of waste sorting facilities.
Coric said that the future of the waste management sector lay in the conversion of waste into usable resources.
Mayor Dalibor Milan announced a plan for the construction of a composting plant. He said that they had already obtained a building permit and would submit the project for EU funding later this month.
The head of Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Nikola Dobroslavic, said that the county was finalising preparations for the implementation of the project for the construction of a waste management centre.