ZeroWasteBSB is a project for research the methods of implementation of the zero waste practices and platform for realization of one of them in Kirklareli region, Turkey. The project is based on the good cross-border partnership between regional, local authorities, NGO and a research institute from four different countries in the BSB. The main aim of the project is: Increasing awareness on environmental challenges and good waste management practices related to river and marine litter within the Black Sea Basin for ensuring improvement of the welfare of the people in the Black Sea Basin regions. For the implementation of the project, the partners will apply a project approach based on combining good governmental solutions, creation of proper and effective waste management plans and development of social activities for increasing public awareness and involvement of the local people for minimizing the marine litter in the Black sea basin. There will be realized the following joint cross-border activities:
Act.1 Analysing and Planning activities of the pollution situation in the target areas: First project activity aims preparation of the right feasibility reports regarding the existing waste in target areas – the type of the waste, the possibilities of their right collecting, recycling and reducing chances.
Act. 2 Activities for increasing public awareness on zero waste systems: wide informational campaign among the young people, students and local citizens in four target areas will be realized: Four project partners will realize informational campaigns for schools in Odessa, UKR, people living in the rural areas of Bulgaria and Turkey, citizens of Thessaloniki in Greece. Young people will learn how to prepare their own compost boxes and to recycle local organic waste.
Act. 3 Development of sustainable cross-border partnership for Zero waste in BSB: One of the main project aims is to be developed sustainable partnership between stakeholders for ensuring transferring of Zero Waste activities and after the end of the project.In this frame the project partners will develop stable Zero Waste Centers in their own institutions and an online network for transfer of achieved knowledge, experience and duplicate the project results to other target areas in Black Sea Basin. Two administration partners will implement important and effective Zero Waste system investments in their countries: for Integration of Zero Waste system by innovative way in huge territory covering 39 villages in Kirklareli Region, Turkey, and investmenting in the necessary machine-equipment for double collection and ensuring clear public areas in Tsarevo, Bulgaria. Also, Realized public awareness campaigns and trainings for decreasing litter in the basin, will involve more than 18.000 people and youth living in rural areas of the basin and in its biggest cities as Thessaloniki, GR and Odessa,UKR. Important cross-border clean-up campaigns will be realized.
Increasing awareness on environmental challenges and good waste management practices related to river and marine litter within the Black Sea Basin for ensuring improvement of the welfare of the people in the Black Sea Basin regions.
- Stakeholders relevant to waste collection, separation, recycling
- Students, Teachers, Parents
- Public Authorities on Local, Regional and National Level
- General Public