Environmental Performance Reviews: Azerbaijan

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Environmental Performance Reviews promote sustainable development throughout Europe. They present detailed studies on the environmental position of each country and examine the framework for environmental policy and management. This evaluation focuses on Azerbaijan.



Management of waste and contaminated sites

The challenges before Azerbaijan for good waste management are many, and the Government has recently made waste management one of its priorities. The system of municipal waste collection, transportation and disposal works well in Baku city, but, in general, existing landfills do not meet international sanitary norms and standards, and there is insufficient waste separation. Rural areas are only partly covered by municipal waste service.


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