Last update:
2014-11-24

Municipal Waste in Kraljevo, Serbia


Description:

Waste management has not been dealt with appropriately in the Municipality of Kraljevo, as there is no integrated waste management system. Waste is disposed off by dumping, without any prior selection or treatment, and recycling is almost non-existent. This is harmful to both people’s health and the environment and the disposal of the waste without utilization of the energy and materials' potential is seen as utterly irrational.

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Basic Data
Name of conflict:Municipal Waste in Kraljevo, Serbia
Country:Serbia
State or province:the District of Raska
Location of conflict:Kraljevo
Accuracy of locationMEDIUM (Regional level)
Source of Conflict
Type of conflict. 1st level:Waste Management
Type of conflict. 2nd level:Landfills, toxic waste treatment, uncontrolled dump sites
Specific commodities:Domestic municipal waste
Project Details and Actors
Project details

In 2009 Kraljevo produced 34.473 t of comunal waste, the whole District of Raska 57.076 t. The projection of the amount of waste produced in 2020 is 48.951 t for Kraljevo and 81.050 t for the District of Raska.

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Project area:152,900
Type of populationUrban
Affected Population:120.000 - 300.000
Company names or state enterprises:Medsorga from Germany
Relevant government actors:Local authorities
Environmental justice organizations (and other supporters) and their websites, if available:Eko Ibar Environmental Movement, Serbia
Conflict and Mobilization
IntensityUnknown
Reaction stageUnknown
Groups mobilizing:Local ejos
Forms of mobilization:Arguments for the rights of mother nature
Impacts of the project
Environmental ImpactsVisible: Soil contamination, Waste overflow, Surface water pollution / Decreasing water (physico-chemical, biological) quality, Groundwater pollution or depletion
Potential: Air pollution, Biodiversity loss (wildlife, agro-diversity), Global warming, Loss of landscape/aesthetic degradation, Reduced ecological / hydrological connectivity
Health ImpactsPotential: Infectious diseases, Other environmental related diseases
Outcome
Project StatusPlanned (decision to go ahead eg EIA undertaken, etc)
Conflict outcome / response:Negotiated alternative solution
Technical solutions to improve resource supply/quality/distribution
Development of alternatives:The Municipal Assembly of Kraljevo has designed a Local Environmental Action Plan (LEAP) and a Local Waste Management Plan based on the National Strategy of Waste Management, but both are in need of implementation.
Do you consider this an environmental justice success? Was environmental justice served?:Not Sure
Sources and Materials
Links to general newspaper articles, blogs or other websites

Količine komunalnog otpada koji se godišnje proizvede u Srbiji, sa projekcijom do 2020. godine
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Landfill Sites In Serbia
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Sanacija po fazama i uz međunarodnu pomoć
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Objavljen tender: MATERIJAL ZA SANACIJU DEPONIJE - JKP Čistoća Kraljevo
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Nijemci grade fabriku za reciklažu u Kraljevu
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Kraljevačka deponija dugogodišnji problem lokalne vlasti
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Sanacija po fazama i uz međunarodnu pomoć
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Related media links to videos, campaigns, social network

Prilog - RTKV - Deponija
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Meta information
Contributor:Katarina; [email protected]
Last update24/11/2014
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