United cross border initiatives for protection of environment of the Bulgaria - Turkey area.

Project code:CB005.1.12.087
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:15
Project final contract amount:357732.85 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:21.03.2017
Project end date:20.06.2018
Project intervention field:085 Protection and enhancement of biodiversity, nature protection and green infrastructure
Project summary:

The project aims at enhancement of nature protection cooperation initiatives in the cross-border area throuth promotion of separate waste collection and increasing the public awareness in environmental protection.

Within the project training of municipal workers for seperate collection of green waste will be organized in Aytos, a two-day workshop will be held in Edirne with the participation of both partners and an awaraness compaign will be held in Edirne province. The Final forum and event "Let's clean our town together" will be organized in Aytos.

Implementation of joint measures for nature protection are envisaged in the cross-border region. Delivery of equipment for seperate waste collection in province of Edirne and in Aytos will be made for the purposes of the project. Municipal staff will be trainied for operating the equipment.

As result of the implemented training activities and supplied specialized equipment, the capacity and awareness in both municipalities for waste collection and environmental protection will be improved.




Leading partner
Edirne Special Administration of Province
Aytos Municipality