The project «Sustainable solid waste management at specially protected natural areas«» was included in the top-1000 ideas by expert selection on the Forum of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives «Strong ideas for the new time».
Ideas related to development of the economy, social and technological spheres in Russia were accepted during the first preliminary round as a part of preparation to the Forum «Strong ideas for the new time». About 14800 ideas were collected, number of participants on the crowd-platform comprised of more than 220 thousand people.
Experts were evaluating ideas considering their scale, originality, maturity and possibility of realization.
As part of the regulatory project of Lake Baikal Foundation the complex of interconnected measures was shown. It responds to the modern challenges of specially protected natural areas and remote settlements in the sphere of solid waste management.
It is worth noting that the problems highlighted in the projects were revealed on practice during systematic projects of the Foundation, which were implemented in the Baikal region (for example, the project «Trash Free National Parks»); multiple interviews with specialists, who work at the natural territories, as a part of partner programme of the Foundation; also during preparation of the analytical materials for Guide for solid waste management, prepared by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives.
At the next stage revised project passports will be handed over to the experts for shortlisting in top-100. The Forum «Strong ideas for the new time» will take place on 11th-12th of November 2020 in Sochi. This event is organized in order to create a community of proactive people and consolidate 100 strong ideas, which can help chart the strategy of technological development of the country and find teams, who are ready to implement their ideas and projects, and popularize practices which provide sustainable development for Russia in new economic conditions.