Waste in municipal landfills in six industrial cities was thoroughly analyzed by the NGO Ruzgar to check for mercury contamination. The results of this exploration showed that medical wastes and fluorescent light bulbs containing mercury are mixed in with other waste. In the case of Sumgait landfill, mercury levels were found to exceed relevant standards due to disposal of mercury-containing waste with municipal waste.
Global day of action on POPs in Azerbaijan.
Country situation report on POPs in Azerbaijan.
Public environmental inventory of pesticides in the Republic of Azerbaijan and organization of a public movement for their elimination.