International Expertises: design of conception for the region Chivor/ Colombia

Reference Project:

Waste management and landfill plan for the region Chivor in Colombia.


Uncontrolled landfilling of the municipal landfills involves adverse effects for the environment and the local population.


Closure and stabilisation of uncontrolled landfills; Construction of two transfer centres with mechanical-biological waste treatment and of a central landfill to deposit the treated waste.


Colombian State Ministry for Environmental Affairs and former Bavarian State Ministry for Regional Development and Environmental Affairs (StMLU).


February 2000 – January 2002