Today, December 27,2018,  was signed an agreement with the winner of the tender for the gas extraction at Hrybovychi landfill by LLC ‘Clear energy’. This company will start working on the construction of a landfill gas extraction system in Hrybovychi next year, and this process which will take place in parallel with the start of works on complex landfill rehabilitation.

“Start of the full-scale works on the Hrybovychi landfill rehabilitation is expected next year. Landfill gas extraction will be one of the key measures of this process. Chosen company by has a great experience in implementing such projects. It’s confirmed by the implementation of five similar projects in four areas of our country, the availability of appropriate licenses, equipment and availability of professional staff “, – said Vadym Nozdria, director of LCE “Green City”.

During next five months at the Hrybovychi landfill will continue preparatory construction works.

“A number of large-scale works will be conducted at the Hrybovychi landfill that in combination with other planned activities, will help make this facility environmentally safe. In particular, biogas utilization will reduce the risk of waste ignition and fires, as it used to be. By extracting gas we will also reduce the height of the landfill – it will go down under it’s own weight. This is a long and safe process that requires additional preparation works –  both documentary and engineering. We expect that we will be able to fully start gas extraction on Hrybovychi landfill already in the end of May “, – said Andriy Menzyuk, Deputy Director on Commercial Issues LLC” Clear Energy “.

Before starting of gas extraction process, company has to fulfill its investment obligations, in particular: to connect additional electrical power for the needs of the LCE “Zbyranka” and LCE “Green City” at the landfill (250 kW / h), construct and connect the transformer substation, to pay investment contributions to the development of the socio-economic infrastructure of Hrybovychi and Malekhiv village councils for 1 000 000 UAH, respectively.

Recall, that Hrybovychi landfill is being prepared for rehabilitation, which will take place in two stages. At the moment, works on stabilization of the landfill body has begun. A refit of the station was also reequipped: its productivity was increased up to 250 cubic meters per day. Also, it was made a lot of work on dam strengthening ,15 monitoring gas wells were arranged.



Lviv comprehensively solves the issue of handling solid household waste. In two years, in the city will be build first in Ukraine modern waste treatment complex with European technology of mechanical and biological treatment of waste, rehabilitated old landfill and introduce new waste management system, which will provide sorting of dry and wet waste, secondary raw materials and arrangement of separate areas for collecting electronics, large-sized and construction waste.

Already next year will be opened composting station for organic waste. For these purposes, city received a loan of EUR 25 million from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, a grant of EUR 10 million – irrevocable financial assistance from environmental funds. The city contribution is 6.75 million euros.