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Municipal waste


Wondering how to effectively organize the collection of municipal waste from property owners and at the same time fulfill the statutory duties? How to implement the requirement of separate waste collection? Where can I get funding for investments in this area?

Our team has completed dozens of projects in the waste sector, and supported more than one hundred municipalities in the implementation of the “junk revolution” in 2012, ie after the amended law on maintaining order and cleanliness in municipalities came into effect.

1. Feasibility studies

For many years, we have been successfully preparing full application documentation for waste management projects. We have advised on both small modernization projects of waste management plants and comprehensive investments in the construction of such plants worth over PLN 100 million.

How can we help?

  • We will prepare a complete project documentation, ie: feasibility study, application for co-financing, technical documentation in cooperation with our partners – with the best engineering companies specializing in waste management in Poland.
  • We will lead the project to obtaining a decision on granting co-financing and signing the contract.

2. Public aid    

Do you want to know if the amount of compensation complies with the applicable regulations? Do you want to expand the scope of entrusted services or implement an investment in the municipal waste sector? Finally, do you want to restructure in the waste sector?

We are a leading company in Poland in the field of issues related to public aid in waste management. We advised many beneficiaries in this area, including projects for the construction of a waste incineration plant and the extension of several MBP plants.

How can we help?

  • We will interpret existing guidelines regarding state aid, including compensation.
  • We will audit the compensation and confirm compliance with the applicable guidelines.
  • We will verify the contract of entrustment in terms of the subject, the algorithm for calculating compensation, and how to verify the amount of compensation.
  • We will develop the concept of outsourcing services of general economic interest.
  • We will prepare an implementation contract together with the calculation of the amount of compensation in the field of waste management.
  • We will train local government employees and company representatives in the field of applied solutions.

3. Calculation of fees for waste management

Changes in waste management require municipalities to assess the costs of the system in a new form.

How can we help?

  • We will develop a model of the optimal waste management system.
  • We will indicate the economic consequences of new legal conditions.
  • We will adapt the solution to the realities of self-government.

4. Acquiring financing for projects <

RThe implementation of large infrastructure projects is often not possible without the use of external funds. We support municipal companies in the process of providing the necessary financing.

How can we help?

  • We will make a diagnosis of available sources of financing.
  • We will prepare recommendations regarding the choice of the form of financing: loans, bonds, including revenue bonds, public-private partnership.
  • We will determine the amount of financial needs.
  • We will examine the current financial condition and creditworthiness of the entity.
  • We will prepare the necessary documentation.
  • We will provide support in the negotiations and selection of the financing institution.

5. Public procurement in the municipal waste sector

JHow to practically implement the provisions of the Act of 1 July 2011 amending the act on maintaining cleanliness and order in municipalities and certain other acts (Journal of Laws No. 152, item 897)?

In our company you will get legal assistance in the activities related to the preparation of a tender for receiving municipal waste from property owners in the commune, including:

  • consultations at the client’s headquarters on key issues related to the preparation and conduct of the tender,
  • preparation or giving opinions on the content of the specification of essential terms of the contract in the so-called “Waste bidding” or creating assumptions for this type of documents,
  • preparation of responses to queries submitted by contractors,
  • preparation of a response in the event of appeal proceedings initiated by the contractor before the National Chamber of Appeal.