Source Separation of Municipal Waste in Berat Municipality

The EU’s Circular Economy Package and the European Green Deal have added significant emphasis on waste separation at source. For this purpose, the project will enable the successful procurement of equipment, planning of the communications campaign, and launch of the new services on source separation of municipal waste in the Municipality of Berat. Factsheet

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UKT – Financial and Operational Performance Improvement Programme, Stakeholder Participation Programme

Founded in 1939, UKT is a municipal enterprise that provides water supply services as well as the collection, removal and treatment of polluted water for the municipalities of Tirana, Vorë and Kamëz. Existing studies and documents show that UKT is currently facing a number of challenges related to: the amortized state of the water supply […]

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Implementation of the Study on Access to Water Supply and Wastewater in Informal Urban Areas and Rural Areas of Five Districts in Albania

The project was geared from the country’s ambitions to gradually approximate the legislation and practical service delivery standards to EU best practices in consumer protections, as set out in Articles 70 and 76 of Stabilization and Association Agreement. It entailed the preparation of two studies on access to water and sanitation. One study focused on […]

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Promotion of Less Waste II – Waste Prevention and Recycling at the Cross-Border Area

Proper waste management remains an issue in the Albania-Greece cross-border area. Steps have been taken towards Integrated Waste Management, but there is still much to do. According to “Municipal Waste Management”, a report by the European Environment Agency, in Albania, the establishment of a special collection system for municipal solid waste (MSW) is urgently required, […]

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Implementation of Integrated Local Waste Planning in Lezha Municipality

The purpose of the project is to support Lezha Municipality to implement integrated local waste management plan, in order to improve the financial management and thus economic sustainability of the sector. Read more

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Asset Management Instruction at local level

This project is under the framework of improving the local governance in terms of asset management that is an important part of good local governing. Local Government Units have start developing their own experience in asset management. This project assisted the municipality of Korça with to develop a PPP for land development and social housing […]

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Regional Research on Waste Management Economic Instruments Implemented in South Eastern European (SEE) Countries

SEE countries, namely Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Greece, Ukraine and Serbia, face common challenges on solid waste management. Local governments are struggling to cope with the growing volumes of waste; basic waste service provision is mostly concentrated in urban areas, and illegal dumpsites are a frequent sight, especially in rural areas. […]

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Improving Environmental Service Delivery through “Trained Observer Rating”

In the project, a group of observers will be included and trained to use a unified system “Trained Observer Ratings” (TOR), which will monitor and evaluate the provision of two environmental services:1. Collection, removal and treatment of municipal solid waste: evaluation of waste collection points and containers;2. Maintenance of parks, gardens and public green spaces. […]

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