Greentech Lead Europe: WYG, a global management and
technical consultancy, has been selected by Covasna County Council to supervise
a 25m euro project to modernize the solid waste management infrastructure in
Covasna County, Romania. WYG will help improve the waste management systems in
Covasna and bring them in line with EU environmental standards.
WYG will start its work on August 1 with four towns including
Sfantu Gheorghe, Targu Secuiesc, Covasna and Intorsura Buzaului. The scope of
the work includes construction of an environmentally compliant landfill
facility, the building of a waste transfer station and the closing of four
“This project is a significant win for us showing how WYG
is diversifying and internationalising its expertise and offering. We
have a strong presence in Romania’s policy advice sector providing
socio-economic work and this project is, we hope, the first of many to provide
our technical services in the waste management and environment infrastructure
sectors,” said Valentin Micu, project director, WYG.
The project is funded by EU and the Romanian Government.
The project is expected to make significant improvements in the county’s
infrastructure for waste collection and treatment bringing a considerable
reduction in pollution and contamination factors. The project also will create
over 100 jobs during the implementation phase.
“We are looking forward to working with WYG on such a
significant project which will improve the quality of life for those living in
the County. WYG has extensive expertise in technical services in the waste
management and environment sectors across the globe and we are confident that
this professionalism and knowhow will be mirrored by their colleagues in
Romania,” said Baki Janos, head of the project implementation unit, Covasna