A NEW INITIATIVE FOR THE SEPERATION OF RECYCLABE WASTE AT THEIR SOURCE


The municipality of Lezha for more than three years has been implementing the system of gathering urban waste in a differentiated manner. To support this project the URI (Urban Research Institute) has been implementing for 18 months in the city of Lezha the project of differentiated plastic waste management. The municipality is supporting the implementation of the project "Participatory Plastic Cleaning and Waste Management” with financial support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Albania in collaboration with Decentralization and Local Development Programme (DLDP) funded by Swiss Cooperation. The main goal of this project is to increase awareness of the public for the differentiation of waste starting from their source and a big contribution to this was given by Educational Directorate of Lezha and schools of the city of Lezha..


The project implements in practice the Reduction, Recycling and encourages the reuse of wastes in accordance with the objectives of the national Strategy for the Integrated Waste management
as well as providing a stable improvement of the quality of cleaning and hygiene in the city of Lezha.
In line with these activities on 20 April 2012 was inaugurated the “ Center for the Redistribution of Recyclable Waste” CRRW funded by DLDP.

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