Decree 474 ‘On the National Goals [for Russia’s Development until 2030]’ states that, by 2030, we must sort 100% of waste, halve the amount of so-called tailings, and reduce disposal at landfills. For this purpose, we need a new industry for working with this waste and rules for putting waste from secondary material resources back into circulation. This won’t work without regulation and without binding instructions from the government. […] It won’t go anywhere without digitalization. […] There should be clear traceability from the source of garbage to its disposal, utilization, and sorting — Victoria Abramchenko, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.
On paper, we recycle almost like Germany. It’s very successful [and includes] almost everything, down to rubber and so on. Because one sheet of paper is enough for reporting. […]It’s impossible to verify since no statistical system and no hands will be able to sift through such a large number of acts that are being issued at the moment. The industry needs digitalization — Denis Butsayev, General Director, Russian Environmental Operator Public Law Company.
As a fairly large company, we are interested in a certain level of tightening, in particular as regards the requirements for digitalization — Sergey Kotlyarenko, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Citymatic.
In Moscow, since 2010, at the level of the capital’s government, we have introduced the right to establish environmental requirements for state orders for various types of products [...] Over the eleven years of this practice in Moscow, there have been many questions with the antimonopoly service because we don’t have any criteria. We can’t standardize these products yet. Of course, we need to do this. In addition, there are questions about the overstated requirements of the Federal Antimonopoly Service — Anton Kulbachevsky, Head, Moscow Department for Environmental Management and Protection.