Municipality of Raška - Public private partnership: Recycling yard
PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP: MUNICIPALITY OF RAŠKA
The Municipality of Raška is located in South West part of Serbia, at the foot of mountain and national park Kopaonik, on
main road M22, 125 km from Corridor X (highway E75) and 280 km from Belgrade. It has a population of 24,657 and
covers the area of 670 km2. The main business sectors are industry, mining, agriculture and tourism, and large underused
potential is seen in recycling. E 7575 territory of Municipality of Raška there is ca. 6,500 tons of75 waste created annually.
At the moment approximately 50% (3,250 tons) is being collected and the local public utility company plans to increase the
share to 70% in the years to come. This waste is currently being entirely disposed at a local unsanitary landfill. In cooperation
with private partner, the local government plans to establish the first recycling yard for processing solid waste in municipal territory,
which would generate significant funds and have positive impact on the environment.
The Recycling center represents a technological facility for receiving, sorting,
pressing and baling dry packaging and primary selected waste. The treated/selected
waste is temporarily stored in the Recycling yard until it is sold. The municipality
plans to realize the project as public private partnership (PPP) without elements of
concession. There is an obligation of establishing an entity for special purpose, the
agreement is concluded for a period from 5 to 50 years.
The main project was developed and the location permit provided (it will expire
during 2013). The land is registered to the Municipality of Raška. Feasibility study
on joint waste management with another 15 municipalities of Raška and Moravica
Districts has been performed.
Project ID: Recycling Yard
Processing industry / recycling
PPP without elements of concession
Municipality of Raška and public utility company “Raška”
RSD 16.3 million (EUR 142,200)
Municipality: RSD 1.5 million (EUR 13,200)
Private partners: RSD 14.8 million (EUR 129,000)
Projected ﬁnancial results
The Municipality shall provide the land equipped with required infrastructure,
with a location permit and entire project-technical documentation. Public utility
company „Raška“ shall perform collection of waste.
The private partner shall invest in facilities (assembly hall, covered boxes for storing
the baled material, reception desk), equipment (separation line, biological filter, oil
separator etc.), and manage the Recycling yard operations.
Supply market: inputs for the work of Recycling yard will be ensured by the local
public utility company. At the moment, it provides approximately 3,250 tons of
waste a year, and the amount is expected to go up to more than 5,000 tons.
Placement market: the recycled raw materials will be placed to familiar buyers that
are already active in the local market, such as Pet reciklaža (Merošina), Sekopak
(Belgrade), Danijel Radević (Kralјevo), Ecotec (Belgrade) etc.
Tijana Pajević Stefanović
Assistant Mayor for local economic development
PPP in Serbia supported by
2 Ibarska street, +381 36 736 224, +381 36 736 204 (fax)