Region Waste Management Center - Kaunas
Established on March 2, 2005 in order to create a coherent and sustainable waste management system in Kaunas region.
The shareholders of the institution are 6 Kaunas county municipalities (Kaunas city, Kaunas district, Kaišiadorys, Jonava, Kėdainiai, Raseiniai) and UAB Kauno švara. Under the Treaty establishing the Region, the municipalities undertook to adhere to the principles of creating a unified waste management system for the successful implementation of the project of national significance.
LTL 63.6 million has been allocated for the project "Development of Waste Management System in Kaunas Region”. LTL EU and national funds, of which the EU Cohesion Fund financed 75%. Project duration - 2004-2009.
The main function of Kaunas RWMC is to implement and operate a regional waste management system, which includes waste collection, transportation, recycling and disposal in the entire territory administered by municipalities.
Kaunas RWMC is responsible for construction, expansion and modernization, reclamation and safe operation of non-hazardous waste in Lapės and Zabieliškis regional landfills.
Organization of 3 green waste collection sites is also one of the activities Kaunas RMWC is responsible for. In 2021 the amount of collected green waste was 8817.33 t – compared to 2020, the amount of collected waste increased by 337.21 t.
Public Institution Kaunas Region Waste Management Center
Pramonės pr. 4A, II aukštas
LT - 51329 Kaunas
phone:+370 37 311267
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