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Duboko Solid Waste



Project number:


Business sector:

Municipal and environmental infrastructure

Notice type:


ESIA disclosed:

14 Jun 2007



Approval date:

23 Oct 2007

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

The Project involves the construction of the regional solid waste landfill that will serve nine municipalities (Cacak, Uzice, Bajina Basta, Pozega, Arilje, Cajetina, Kosjeric, Lucani and Ivanjica). The Duboko site is located in the Northeast part of Uzice, approximately 4 km from the city centre along the Uzice-Kosjeric regional road. Landfill capacity is 553,000 m3 for solid waste disposal after pre-sorting of recycled material with an estimated lifespan of 12 to 15 years. In addition, the project includes one line for separation of recyclable materials as well as administration and laboratory building, a facility for vehicle washing and disinfecting, weight-bridge, power substation, areas for communication and infrastructure (internal roads). There is also a protection zone around the site. The intended project furthermore includes trucks for transport and eight transfer stations.

Update 10 October 2016

The project was signed in 2008 when the Bank provided a loan facility to the Duboko company of EUR 5 million for the construction of a regional solid waste landfill. The Bank’s financing complemented a grant financing from the EU, grant provided by the Government of Serbia and contribution from the nine municipalities, totalling to EUR 12.1 million. Due to unexpected landslides that occurred during construction phase, the initial financing plan was increased, hence the total estimated cost for the project was EUR 19.1 million. This financial increase was partly covered with a grant of EUR 2.4 million from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (“Sida”).

In order to further stabilise and extend the landfill capacity, Sida financed further technical assistance to prepare a detailed technical study and design for stabilization and expanded landfill capacity. Detailed technical works were undertaken to consider options to stabilise, ensure design capacity and also expand on the capacity of the landfill. Various options were considered with the preferred option being stabilising the lower sections of the landfill and then design waste cells across the valley bottom add further stability but also increased disposal capacity. According to the design, the additional investment for stabilization and landfill capacity expansion was estimated at EUR 4.5 million. Sida has committed a second grant to be channelled via the EBRD under the EBRD SWME Fund in the approximate amount of EUR 2.5 million for capex and technical assistance support. The Government of Serbia has indicated that it is ready to provide the balance of EUR 2 million to finance the remaining amount required for completion of the works at the landfill. These works include stabilisation works and a change in design to the landfill to ensure continued stability with increased landfill capacity. The potential environmental and social impacts associated with the change in design and increased capacity have been assessed through an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) process and appropriate mitigation measures designed.

There is a project summary document available for this project.

ESIA Summary

2007 ESIA summary

Executive summary (English) (749KB - PDF)

Executive summary (Serbian) (1MB - PDF)

Full ESIA availability

2007 ESIA

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:

EBRD Headquarters in London,


Mesna Zajednica Lunovo selo, 31 203 Lunovo selo, Ms BrankaTrnavac, tel: + (381) 31 803 705

Mesna Zajednica Duboko, 31 000 Uzice, Mr Zeljko Tasic, tel: + (381) 31 452 071

Opstina Uzice, D. Tucovica 52, 31 000 Uzice, Ms Zorica Obradovic, tell + (381) 31 590 116

Opstina Cacak, Zupana Stracimira 2, 32 000 Cacak, Mr Velimir Mitrovic, tel: +(381) 32 309 030

Opstina Ivanjica, V. Marinkovica 1, 32 250 Ivanjica, Ms Lidija Ristic, tel: +(381) 32 661 040

Opstina Arilje, Svetog Ahilija 53, 31 230 Arilje, Mr Radovan Jakovljevic, tel: +(381) 31 891 355

Opstina Lucani, JA 5, 32 240 Lucani, Ms Dubravka Karic, tel: +(381) 31 817 320

Opstina Pozega, Kneza Milossa 16, 31 210 Pozega, Mr Nenad Matijevic, tel: +(381) 816 401 lok. 112

Opstina Kosjeric, Olge Grbic 10, 31 260 Kosjeric, Ms Jelica Todorovic, tel: +(381) 31 781 460

Opstina Bajina Basta, Dusana Visnjica 28, 31 250 Bajina Basta, Mr Aleksandar Raonic, tel: +(381) 31 865 281

Opstina Cajetina, Zlatiborska 28, 31 310 Cajetina, Mr Sinisa Bulatovic, tel: +(381) 64 855 0001


EBRD Resident Office in Belgrade
GTC Building,
Bulevar Avnoj-a 64a,
11 000 Belgrade
Tel: (381) 11 212 05 30

2016 ESIA

Full ESIA documentation is available:

ESIA Duboko (English)

ESIA Duboko (Serbian)

Stakeholder Engagement Plan (English)

Stakeholder Engagement Plan (Serbian)


JKP Duboko, Duboko b.b. 31000 Uzice, Serbi, Tel.: 064/8387367; 064/8387358, E‐mail:

City hall of Uzice.


Environmental enquiries:

Mr Ilija Brceski
Mol company
Batajnicki put 2
11 080 Belgrade


Tel: (+381) 11 192 384 fax: (+381) 11 193 244

General enquiries:

Mr Vaso Sunjevaric, Manager
JKP Duboko
Heroja Luna bb
31 000 Uzice


tel: (+381) 31 518 559 
fax: (+381) 31 517 956


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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