Developing the waste management capacity for saving the nature

Project code:CB005.1.12.008
Project call:CB005.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.2. Improving the capacity for nature protection, sustainable use and management of common natural resources through cooperation initiatives in the cross-border area
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:24
Project final contract amount:364291.58 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:21.03.2017
Project end date:20.03.2019
Project intervention field:085 Protection and enhancement of biodiversity, nature protection and green infrastructure
Project summary:

The project aims to provide facilities for the efficient and economical reception, transportation and separation of solid waste generated on the territory of Madzharovo (Bulgaria) and Edirne (Edirne), as well as dissemination of consistent messages for public outreach about recycling and collection of waste.

The project envisages supply of a specialized car for cleaning the streets, a specialized car for garbage collection and purchase of 100 containers for separate garbage collection for the municipality of Madzharovo. A skid steer loader, a back-hoe loader and a tractor will be delivered for the Municipality of Edirne. During the project implementation 10 days training with the participation of 150 students from Edirne on "Separate collection of waste” will be organized.

The project implementation will increase the capacity of both organizations and awareness of young people in the border region about environmental protection and waste collection.


Leading partner
Municipality of Madzharovo
Edirne Solid Waste Management Union (EDİKAB)