For both residents and municipalities, waste management is like a noose around the neck

  • 2010-12-08
  • By Linas Jegelevicius
KLAIPEDA - The garbage business is a golden vein for collectors in developed Western countries, but in Lithuania it is all messed up and stuck at its initial point - waste collection - which makes European environmental policy watchdogs fret about Lithuania’s lagging efforts. Waste management, no doubt, is a big headache in Lithuania for all – municipalities can barely handle high waste management fees of local landfills, while inhabitants are infuriated over municipalities’ high garbage collection fees which, in most municipalities, are calculated according to actual l...
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