EU funded projects in BiH

Schools Waste Less

PROJECT DETAILS

Sectors Regional and territorial cooperation
EU Acquis chapters Other issues
Programme Funding Year 2009
Value €98,900
Periods of implementation 2013
Locations BANOVIĆI, GRAČANICA, GRADAČAC, KALESIJA, KLADANJ, LUKAVAC, SREBRENIK, TUZLA, ŽIVINICE, ČELIĆ, DOBOJ-ISTOK, SAPNA, TEOČAK

Results

210 plastic bins with 42 metal constructions (as 42 recycling points) and 1.162,5 kg of plastic bags were purchased and dispersed through 14 schools in Tuzla. In this way, infrastructure preconditions for primary waste selection in schools were established (amounts of collected primary selected waste until the last month of project was 14.520 kg in the following structure: PET bottles (74%) – 10.745 kg, paper (25%) – 3.630 kg and aluminium cans (1%) – 145 kg); Special purpose vehicle FORD Transit 22 TDC, purchased for transporting selected waste; 16 biology teachers from Tuzla have raised and upgraded their knowledge and skills about environment communication with children by means of trainings; Group info sessions for pupils and teachers in Tuzla with 2.500 pupils and school staff taking part; Quiz competition for primary school age pupils in Tuzla; Quiz competition for secondary school age pupils in Tuzla; Common Eco-camp for 28 primary school age pupils and 14 biology teachers; Promo-campaign raising awareness about primary waste selection.

SUMMARY

The project aimed to contribute to maintaining the high quality of the border area environment by cooperating in joint initiatives. The project focused on establishing primary waste selection process in 28 schools in Uzice and Tuzla. During the first phase of project activities, project team created and established technical and educational framework for the purpose of project. Purchasing and setting up four-color bins for most generated waste fraction in schools in Bosnia (PET, aluminium and paper and for all other waste) has been implemented in 14 schools in Tuzla. Two PUC’s purchased special vehicles for transporting separated waste from schools to centers for secondary selection in their premises, taking into account the different concepts in the two cities. After these interventions, the entire process of primary waste selection in schools in two cities has been established. At the same time project team organized informational and educational activities in schools to inform and prepare school staff (including management, teachers and support staff) and pupils about project activities and their participation role in it.

RESULTS

210 plastic bins with 42 metal constructions (as 42 recycling points) and 1.162,5 kg of plastic bags were purchased and dispersed through 14 schools in Tuzla. In this way, infrastructure preconditions for primary waste selection in schools were established (amounts of collected primary selected waste until the last month of project was 14.520 kg in the following structure: PET bottles (74%) – 10.745 kg, paper (25%) – 3.630 kg and aluminium cans (1%) – 145 kg); Special purpose vehicle FORD Transit 22 TDC, purchased for transporting selected waste; 16 biology teachers from Tuzla have raised and upgraded their knowledge and skills about environment communication with children by means of trainings; Group info sessions for pupils and teachers in Tuzla with 2.500 pupils and school staff taking part; Quiz competition for primary school age pupils in Tuzla; Quiz competition for secondary school age pupils in Tuzla; Common Eco-camp for 28 primary school age pupils and 14 biology teachers; Promo-campaign raising awareness about primary waste selection.