Preservation and improvement of the environment in the cross-border region through composting of biodegradable waste

Project code:CB007.1.32.318
Project call:CB007.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:3.2 Nature Protection
Type of project:Soft
Project duration in months:14
Project final contract amount:142913.13 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:23.11.2016
Project end date:22.01.2018
Project intervention field:085 - Protection and enhancement of biodiversity, nature protection and green infrastructure
Project summary:

General project aim is to stimulate the balanced and sustainable development through environmental change adaptation and smart economic growth. Specific objectives are: Promoting and enhancing the utilization of common natural resources and stimulating nature protection through implementation of joint envronmental actions; Raising public awareness on reduction and reuse of biodegradable waste; Capacity building of relevant public authorities and stakeholders on waste reduction and reuse issues; Preservation and improvement of the quality of soil, water & air; Improved local enviornmental policies.

The project envisages: Development of case studies in both target areas on level of information on waste composting, benefits of composting and needs assessments; Information conference for presentation of studies results; Information days in Vidin and Bor districts for popularising the benefits of composting of biodegradable waste; Supply of composting equipment - composters and shredders; Training Zero waste policy and wise solutions for waste management - capacity building event for local, regional decision-makers and other stakeholders; Development of Cross-border plan for management of biodegradable waste; Final cross-border assessment of the effect of composting; Final conference for presentation of project results.


Leading partner
Association Bulgaria in Europe
Municipality of Kladovo