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Nauru Waste and Dumpsite Management Report

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The Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment has oversight and responsibility over issues concerning the environment, climate change, and commerce.

NRC has the mandatory obligation of Nauru Parliament to implement, initiate and coordinate the rehabilitation and development of the mined out lands of Nauru. NRC is also managing the only dumpsite in Nauru where industrial, commercial and household waste are dumped.


Review of background information provided by Nauru including the National Solid Waste Strategy and background data. 2 A visit to Nauru with a four day programme including:  A visit to the NRC managed dumpsite to observe site conditions and discussion operations with current staff.  Consider potential on-island construction resources - equipment, materials, and available staff.  Discussions regarding environmental approvals requirements (Department of Commerce Industry and Environment)  Observation of waste collection and handling practices on the Island. Drafting a scope of work for completing an upgrade of the current dumpsite to a suitably designed, constructed and operated disposal facility. This is likely to include:  Concept Design including documentation for environmental approvals and funding for detailed design and construction.  Detailed Design  Construction including tendering for construction contractor(s), supervision of construction activities and training of site operators.  If required, ongoing operational support - designing additional landfill components and addressing issues as they arise and supporting local technical and operational staff
The Variation to Terms of Reference dated 31 January 2018 added the following tasks: 4 Spend an additional 1-2 days on Nauru (Task 2 in offer dated 26 October 2017) to allow for discussion and where relevant site visits relating to:  Establishment of a waste resource facility;  Utilizing mined out lands for landfill;  Waste Billing;  Creating new soil (processing of organic waste);  Creating aggregates from waste; 5 Compiling a summary of the discussion on the matters above and setting out a scope of work to progress each matter. This will form part of the report to be delivered under Task 3 (refer our offer dated 26 October 2017). 6 Completing an outline business case that covers each of the components noted above and landfill design and operations improvements. This will provide an outline of proposed actions, very high level costs and indicative benefits to enable the relevant budget holders within the Department of Commerce Industry and Environment to approve additional investment in design and detailed costs to inform a final business case.

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Publisher Nauru Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment, Nauru Rehabilitation Corporation
Modified 08 June 2021
Release Date 08 June 2021
Identifier fc12718c-5436-4459-8d7d-c682548abe34
License Public
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