On the 19th of November Olga Ulanova presented the results of the pilot ecological project «Trash Free National Parks: Concept of Sustainable Waste Management in the Zabaikalsky National Park» at the biggest European conference on waste management RecyDepo Tech (Leoben, Austria).
Olga Ulanova, head of the project’s research team, holds a PhD in Science and since 2012 she is a member of the organizational committee of the congress RecyDepoTech from the Russian Federation.
As a part of replication of the ecological project’s best practices Olga Ulanova shared the results of the work on the Concept and implementation of the separated waste management in the Zabaikalsky National Park. This Park belongs to the specially protected national area of the federal importance and central ecological zone of Lake Baikal.
Expert research international team was working on this Concept. It also includes strategies of waste management in the recreational zones of the Zabaikalsky National Park for the short- and long-term periods. These strategies were produced using Austrian programme software for material flow analysis, STAN.
In her presentation Olga Ulanova emphasized, that today specially protected national areas of the Baikal region need to create civilized communal infrastructure in waste management in order to provide comfortable environment for the development of ecotourism and reservation of the unique ecosystems of Lake Baikal.
International conference RecyDepoTech takes place biennially and unites on its spots more than 500 participants from all around the world. This year event was held online.