Presidential Delegation to Biobio, Undersecretary of Regional Development, Interior and Mayor signed an agreement to coordinate actions for the transfer of waste from the communes of the region,
due to this reason In March 2023, the Hidronor landfill located in the Copiulemu sector will close., in the commune of Florida. This will affect 12 communities in Gran Concepción, which have no other options for waste disposal.
Therefore, an agreement was signed between the 12 mayors of the Concepcion province, between Sabadère and the regional government, to work on a joint solution.
In detail, it was agreed that the regional government and the Subdere they will finance the costs associated with moving the waste to a different location -perhaps outside the territory-, for municipalities of Hualpen, Talcahuano, Lota and FloridaThose who are not going to have a place to deposit their garbage.
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Due to the difficult waste situation in the region, Rep. @dani_dresdnerUpper Secretary @nico_cataldoThe governor and mayors finalized the signature to the agreement which will allow to coordinate the action in the matter. pic.twitter.com/mi01wg7bjn
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Upper Secretary Nicolas Cataldo explained that “we have prepared this proposal, this document that we have just signed, as subere we have made it available for negotiation with the regional government and the municipalities, and We have managed to close a preliminary agreement, And I say preliminary because obviously the challenges are medium and long term as well.”
“We believe that contributing today is essential not only to keep up with changes to the urgent management of waste contracts and the high costs associated with them, but also We have to consider the cost of thinking about new investmentsThink about local investment to be able to increase the recycling and composting capacity of households”, he commented.
In the second part of the agreement, the municipalities promised to work on sustainable and circular economy solutions over time and third, a definitive solution would be sought with the possibility of building a new sanitary landfill.