OREANDA-NEWS. The Minister of natural resources and ecology of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kobylkin said that this year about 20 billion roubles will be allocated for the construction of facilities for sorting and recycling.

It is mainly about private investment, but obviously the tendency to increase the number of public-private partnerships (PPP), said "Vedomosti" representative of the Ministry of environment. If in 2017 there's only one concession agreement in 2018 was signed two and 17 facilities were built by private investors, in 2019 are in the process of the contest or the filing of private concession initiatives 17 projects.

According to Kobylkin, attract investment contributed taken in 2018-2019 economic measures. So, the Minister said, the rate of payments for negative impact on the environment have been frozen at the level in 2018. She had to grow to 194 rubles per ton placed waste in the landfill, but will continue from 2019 to 2023 at 95 rubles. Also the regional operators for garbage collection freed from VAT, and the industry was given the opportunity to use until 2024 polygons, which earned prior to January 1, 2019, but not received by the time of the license.