Waste Management Initiative

Waste Management Initiative
(Special Category)

In partnership with USAID funded Waste Management Technology in Regions Program, implemented by CENN

Award for an extraordinary project targeted to reduce negative environmental impact of waste on the environment and human health and support green economic growth.

What should the nomination be about: This category is designed to recognize most inspiring
program/project/initiative, which company implements over and above statutory obligations, aimed at promoting and supporting proper waste management activities (4R practices – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recovery) among business sector targeted to reduce negative environmental impact of waste on the environment and human health and support green economic growth.

Namely nominated program/project/initiative should support following:

Waste Minimization:

  • Activities that will significantly reduce the amount of waste that goes to the landfill;
  • Long-term innovative purchasing programs that promote the procurement of recycled and
    environmentally preferable (e.g. less packaging) products.

Waste separation and recycling:

  • Waste separation programs (e.g. paper, plastic, glass, aluminum) at companies for further recycling (Obligatory: separated waste should be delivered to or collected by the aggregating/recycling companies).;
  • Composting programs.

Supplementary activities – Promotion of a proper waste management practices (4R principles):

  • Long-term awareness raising and capacity building programs (events/campaigns, trainings) for employees of the companies concerning waste minimization, separation and recycling;
  • Events/campaigns for general public to promote, raise awareness on, and involve population in waste minimization, separation and recycling processes..

See: Entry FormAssessment Scoring Guide

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