Lviv region — latest ecology news

Over 5 million trees planted in Lviv region in 2 months
Over 5 million trees planted in Lviv region in 2 months

Local self-government bodies also participated in landscaping the territories

How a waste sorting station works in Lviv region
How a waste sorting station works in Lviv region

Every day, workers on a mechanical line manually sort about 7-10 tons, which are brought from Lviv and nearby communities

Head of garbage company suspected of land pollution in Lviv region
Head of garbage company suspected of land pollution in Lviv region

The amount of damages is UAH 14.5 million

190 hectares of forest to be cut down in Lviv region to build a resort — UNCG
190 hectares of forest to be cut down in Lviv region to build a resort — UNCG

For construction, they plan to cut down forests of natural origin that are 185 years old

Where to return batteries, lamps and thermometers in Lviv: schedule of Ecobus stops
Where to return batteries, lamps and thermometers in Lviv: schedule of Ecobus stops

Bulbs and mercury thermometers must be returned undamaged and in the manufacturer's packaging

New air quality control points to be installed in Lviv region
New air quality control points to be installed in Lviv region

Experts expressed their comments and suggestions for the implementation of the latest data collection systems

A comprehensive environmental program was approved in Lviv
A comprehensive environmental program was approved in Lviv

It is taken once every 4 years

Lviv region uncovers scheme of village council deputy to misappropriate land and property of forestry
Lviv region uncovers scheme of village council deputy to misappropriate land and property of forestry

The decision to transfer the land was approved in February 2022

Lviv residents turned 27 thousand tons of garbage into fertilizer in four years
Lviv residents turned 27 thousand tons of garbage into fertilizer in four years

The capacity of the composting station reaches 30,000 tons per year

Polluters in Lviv region paid tens of millions in environmental taxes in 2024
Polluters in Lviv region paid tens of millions in environmental taxes in 2024

45% of eco-taxes go to the state budget, 30% to the regional budget, and 25% remain in the local budget

Pre-trial restraint imposed on Lviv official Oleksandra Sladkova: details of the case
Pre-trial restraint imposed on Lviv official Oleksandra Sladkova: details of the case

During 2019-2023, Oleksandra Sladkova headed the Department of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Lviv City Council

Where to dispose of batteries, thermometers and lamps in Lviv: schedule and addresses
Where to dispose of batteries, thermometers and lamps in Lviv: schedule and addresses

Each Lviv resident can donate 10 fluorescent lamps, 5 thermometers and 10 kg of batteries for free