Investors will invest seven billion rubles in ecotechnopark projects in the Nizhny Novgorod region
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, December 1 – RIA Novosti. Denis Butsaev, Director General of the Russian Ecological Operator (REO), signed eight cooperation agreements with potential residents of the ecotechnopark being created in the Nizhny Novgorod region, which will invest 7 billion rubles, RIA Novosti correspondent reported.
The signing of the agreements took place within the framework of the first all-Russian ESG forum “SO.KNOWLEDGE”, which started in Nizhny Novgorod on Thursday, aimed at disseminating the principles of sustainable development in various regions of Russia.
“In the Nizhny Novgorod region, we were at the signing of an agreement with the PPK “REO” and investors are planning to make an additional private investment of 7 billion rubles for a budget investment of 1 billion rubles in infrastructure ecotechnopark,” Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, curator of the national project told reporters. Ecology” Victoria Abramchenko.
He noted that this is not just about a significant environmental impact: “Useful fractions of waste will be extracted: in industry around 30 percent in various production areas, in agriculture – 50 percent, in construction – up to 40 percent. For example: rubber crumb after recycling tires or destroyed industrial and when using recycled asphalt concrete from the processing of civil buildings, the cost of road construction is reduced by 20 percent compared to the amount of participation. Abramchenko said of primary raw materials.
According to the press service of the regional government, the industrial zone of the Zarya plant in Dzerzhinsk was chosen as the project site. In the future, the number of residents may increase. Within the scope of Ekotechnopark, it is planned to dispose of tires, waste paper, cellulose materials, home and office equipment and other wastes that will increase the percentage of industrial waste processing in the region.
“To fulfill the tasks set by the President of Russia, we need to further develop the waste management system. On the one hand, we are fighting unauthorized dumps: in recent years alone, more than 1,600 landfills have been eliminated. Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, Gleb Nikitin, “on the other hand, reduces the environmental burden. We are creating new modern waste management facilities that allow the reduction of
The regional head noted that cooperation with the Russian environmental operator gives the region the opportunity to become a pilot platform for the implementation of a number of initiatives. “We see especially serious investor interest in the eco-technopark. Thanks to its creation, a unique cluster can be created on the territory of Dzerzhinsk, a significant part of which will be a circular economy. Its creation is a very significant effect. The governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region emphasized the importance of new jobs and investments.
In response, REO’s managing director said, “These are classic projects of the circular economy – everything we produce as waste is put into an infinite number of economic cycles.” “The profile will mainly be chemistry, polymer processing, while polymers can be used to produce a variety of things, from building materials, including thermal insulation, to non-woven fabrics and roofing, and objects related to waste disposal. Accordingly, we are also attracting some companies that can work on the territory of the eco-technopark We are working with the region on the issue. Also, the Nizhny Novgorod region has proposals for additional areas.”
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