On June 4, 2018, Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov signed a contract with the Mayor of Gorna Malina Eng. Angel Zhilanov for "Design and Construction of Composting installation and Pre-Treatment installation for Waste in Gorna Malina Region".
The amount of the investment is over BGN 9,6 million, with over BGN 7,2 million being provided under OPE 2014-2020.
The contract is for the construction of two facilities for waste processing with the leading municipality of Gorna Malina and municipality partner Elin Pelin. A pre-treatment installation for waste with a capacity of 12,000 tons per year and an installation for composting green and biodegradable waste with a project capacity of 4,000 tons per year will be constructed under the project. The newly built facilities will serve nearly 28,000 people. The amount of the investment is over BGN 9,6 million, with over BGN 7,2 million being provided under OPE 2014-2020. The project duration is 24 months.