How to Solve Environmental Problems: the Experience of Local Communities in Ukraine


In July, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted a framework law on waste management. If approved, it will jumpstart the country’s waste processing industry and promote environmentally-friendly waste management.

Nevertheless, there are already plenty of eco-friendly initiatives in Ukraine. UkraineWorld, together with its colleagues from the regional media, review some of them here.

The first sorting station in Chernihiv

Residents of Chernihiv, in Northern Ukraine, got a chance to make their city more environmentally friendly. Until recently, all garbage had been taken to the landfill. But the situation is set to change with the launch of the city’s first educational garbage sorting station. Here is what Natalia Ivaschenko writes in her article for the local news outlet Chas Chernihivskyi (Chernihiv Time).

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