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Hot spotWastes of timber and pulp and paper industry
RegionRepublic of Komi
SectorWaste management
Reason for being a hot spotIn 2002, timber and pulp and paper industry of the republic produced 1071.7 thousand tons wastes, largest part of them is timber wastes, stored at enterprises and at various landfills.
Status in elimination procedureExcluded from the list
Environmental status in 2003 reportn/d
Present statusMore than 300 thousand m3 of wood waste accumulated in Komi.
Joint projects 
Actions done 
OwnerMinistry of Industry and Transport Development of the Republic of Komi
AddressInternacionalnaya str. 157, 167982 Syktyvkar