PROMOTION OF WASTE PREVENTION AND RECYCLING AT THE CROSS-BORDER AREA – LESS WASTE II

Appropriate Waste Management remains an issue in the CBC GR-AL area. Many steps have been done towards an Integrated Waste Management but lots need still to be done. According the report of the European Environmental Agency named: “Municipal Waste Management”, in Albania it is urgently required the establishment of a separate collection system for municipal solid waste (MSW) and currently the development of new regional landfills has been started which are in compliance with the EU environmental and sanitary standards.

Purpose and objective of the project

Project’s strategy is to combine centralized management of bio-wastes, to achieve 2020 targets for less landfilling. The project targets a. to improve significant the waste management capacities in the targeting areas, especially in composting and recycling sectors. b. Improve significantly the containers capacities for composting/recycling either in neighbourhood level or in houses (Waste separation-at-source) improve the overall capacity at 30%.

The overall objective of LESS-WASTE-II is waste prevention through promotion of recycling/composting practices by joint development and implementation of demonstration actions in the project partner areas.

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November 15, 2018