Plan Director de Residuos Sólidos de Montevideo y Area Metropolitana

Project short name: UGR-01-01
Time frame: 07/2004 – 01/2005
Country: Uruguay
Region: Montevideo

Client: Fichtner Consulting & IT AG
Financing agency: Inter-American Development Bank


Project description:

Under a contract with the Inter-American Development Bank (BID), the waste management and ecological situation of the city and region of Montevideo, with a total population of over 1.7 million and an annual waste production of 800,000 t, was recorded and analyzed. On this basis, Fichtner prepared an integrated waste management concept for all waste types. Particular emphases are reorganization of institutional structures for waste disposal, integration of informal waste sorters, recommendations for technologies to be applied, designation of new sites for waste disposal, as well as financing investments in facilities and their future operation. ETLog Health supported Fichtner in the sector Healthcare Waste.

Services provided by ETLog Health EnviroTech & Logistics:

  1. To support the Team Leader and the local staff in all aspects of healthcare waste
  2. To provide detailed information on appropriate waste treatment systems
  3. To analyze incoming project offers and bids and recommend best available technology
  4. To provide recommendations on capacity building

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