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Rustavi Solid Waste Management Project



Project number:


Business sector:

Municipal and environmental infrastructure

Notice type:


ESIA disclosed:

27 Mar 2009



Approval date:

06 May 2009

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

The Borrower is Georgia, on-lending to the City of Rustavi.

Project Implementer is the City of Rustavi, which will establish a new company for landfill management (the “Company”). The Company will own all assets required for operating the landfill.

Project description

The objective is to improve and expand solid waste management services in Rustavi and Gardabani with an integrated solid waste management programme comprising:

  • Construction of a sanitary landfill;
  • Supply of waste transportation vehicles and equipment to the Company;
  • Closure of Gardabani landfill

Business purpose/Transition impact

Support to Georgia for the development of a landfill to serve Rustavi and Gardabani cities. The Project will also provide technical co-operation to assist with the preparation and implementation of the project and a corporate development programme to build operational and management capacity within the newly created landfill management company.

There is a project summary document available for this project.

ESIA Summary

Executive summary (English) (131KB - PDF)
Executive summary (Georgian) (207KB - PDF)

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:
EBRD Headquarters in London,


Georgia Self-governing City of Rustavi
Address: 20 Kostava str. Rustavi, Georgia
Tel/Fax: + 995 (24) 12 42 25

Public Library
Address: #7 Gudiashvili Str. Tbilisi, Georgia

Client website:

Full EIA documentation is also available at:

EBRD Resident Office in Tbilisi
Address: #6 Marjanishvili St, 0102 Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel: + 995 (32) 44 74 00


All enquiries should be directed to:

Guram Basilia
Lead specialist of Infrastructure and Construction Division
Georgia Self-governing City of Rustavi
20 Kostava str. Rustavi, Georgia
Tel/Fax: + 995 (24) 12 42 25


This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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