Regional Centre for Waste Treatment Ljubljana
Ljubljana regional waste treatment centre is the biggest cohesion project in the field of environment protection in Slovenia, its operation started at the end of 2015 and treats waste of one third of Slovenia's territory.
The regional centre consists of an extensive landfill, a treatment plant for leachate and waste treatment facilities. The key part of the regional centre are the three facilities in which mechanical and biological treatment of waste takes place. In these facilities, two types of waste are treated: separately collected biowaste and residual mixed municipal waste. Bulk waste is also accepted and sorted. In 2016, the Centre operated experimentally, after the expiration of the extended liability period in 2017, the project will be completed in January 2018.
The Center can treat 145,000 tonnes of mixed municipal waste per year.