Asbestos waste

TITLE: Consulting services for the preparation of a) feasibility study and environmental, siting and techno-economic study, and b) tender documents for the construction and operation of the asbestos waste landfill

CLIENT: Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment of Cyprus (Environmental Agency)

DURATION: 1/2006 –

The project is implemented by the partnership «EPEM SA - SYVILLA Ltd - P. Nikolaidis Ltd – IA.CO Ltd». The main objective of the consultancy services is to develop an integrated management plan for the asbestos wastes. The specific objectives include:

  • review of relevant legislation and international experience / practice
  • recording and analyzing the current situation in Cyprus
  • inventory of existing quantities of the available material for future management, as potential waste of both the private and public sector
  • analysis and evaluation of alternative management methods, for the case of Cyprus
  • formulating an integrated management plan
  • siting of a disposal area for the asbestos waste
  • preparation of terms of reference for construction and operation of a disposal area of the asbestos waste
  • estimation of the cost of investment and operation
  • investigation of the private sector participation in the implementation / operation of the project