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Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico

Comprehensive Project for Collection and Final Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste, Puerto Peñasco, Sonora

Status: Completed construction

Background

The city is faced with critical problems in terms of the management of its municipal solid waste, from street cleaning to the collection and final disposal of municipal solid waste.

Description

With this two-phase project, the city of Puerto Peñasco plans to:

  • Construct and equip a new sanitary landfill;
  • Purchase new trucks to ensure timely and continuous collection
    services;
  • Close the existing open air dump;
  • Strengthen the institutional capacity of the municipal administration
    in terms of waste collection and disposal to facilitate efficient
    system management and operation.

Benefits

This project will reduce the environmental and health risks by meeting urgent garbage collection and disposal needs, and covering the existing open air landfill.

Project Financing

Total Project Cost US 2.18M
NADB Funding US 0.5M - NADB Loan
Other Funding Partners Market - rate loan
Institutional Development Cooperation Program