23.05.24

Warsaw Ecoligue III

The third edition of the competition "Warsaw Ecoligue III. Advice on electro-waste, or what to do with electro-waste". It was attended by pupils and students of Warsaw schools and teachers, who competed in a new category. ...

02.02.2024

Improving Municipal Waste Management Systems, Equipment Launch Ceremony and Seminar: "Let's recycle together"

On 2 February 2024, The "Capital Cities Collaborating on Common Challenges in Hazardous Waste Management - Yerevan, Warsaw, Tirana" project which is co-financed by the European Union and the Yerevan Municipality presented the new Municipal Waste Management (MWM) Equipment. ...

05.12.2023

The Waste Management Office is developing a network of Municipal Electro-Waste Points in Warsaw!

In recent weeks, new containers for the collection of used small electrical and electronic equipment have appeared in Warsaw ...

23.09.2023

Warsaw staff exchange

19-23 September 2023 - Yerevan and Tirana representatives visited Warsaw waste management installations and learned about modern waste management methods, exchanged experiences and discussed a number of important topics. ...

30.06.2023

Warsaw Ecoligue II: prizes awarded!

The day before end of school year Warsaw pupils met in the headquarters of the Warsaw Centre for Educational and Social Innovation to discover results of the competition "Warsaw Ecoleague II. Hazardous waste - let's reduce the danger!". More than a hundred of pupils from primary and secondary schools took part in the competition in four age categories. ...

20.06.2023

Youth, an asset of the community, can contribute its strength to better environmental management.

The EU co-founded project "Capital Cities Collaborating on Common Challenges in Hazardous Waste Management - Yerevan, Warsaw, Tirana" has provided financial support to Eco-Clubs (sub-grants and competitions started in 2021) for educational, cultural, and creative actions to raise awareness on Waste Prevention, Waste Management and Hazardous Waste Management among the young generation from schools and educational centres from Yerevan, Warsaw and Tirana. ...

22.06.2023 (Brief announcement for upcoming event)

School competition finals in Warsaw

As a part of activities addressed to schools and carried out under the project "Capital Cities Collaborating on Common Challenges in Hazardous Waste Managment - Yerevan, Warsaw, Tirana", during the spring semester 2023 Warsaw Municipality carried out a second edition of a school competition called Warsaw Ecoleague, this year with a motto "Hazardous waste - let's reduce the danger!", reflecting the thematic scope of the competition. ...

24.05.2023

"Environmental Masquerade" in Yerevan

On May 24, The "Environmental Masquerade" event organized by the EU-funded project "Capital Cities Collaborating on Common Challenges in Hazardous Waste Management Yerevan, Warsaw, Tirana" took place in the Park of Lovers in Yerevan. ...

24.05.2023

Tirana Eco-Clubs Competition

On 24th May 2023, were gathered on the same time, on the same day pupils from 12 Tirana schools (including six Elementary Schools and six Public High Schools). Pupils of these schools have been part of the 12 competitions that were organised. The themes of the Tirana Eco-Clubs Competition were such as: management of urban waste, hazardous waste and the 5 R's, as well as a demonstration of students' works with recyclable materials. Many promotions, awareness video, products, project idea have competed with each other's out of them 36 pupils have been awarded. ...

02.05.2023
The interivew of the EU founded "Capital Cities Collaborating on Common Challenges in Hazardous Waste Management - Yerevan, Warsaw, Tirana" project Team Leader Robert Girejko and Tatevik Khosroeva.

10.03.2023

Collaboration in DigiTech Summit and Expo 2023, Yerevan

On March 10, the DigiTech Summit and Expo was launched at the Karen Demirchyan Sports/Concert Complex. "Capital Cities Collaborating on Common Challenges in Hazardous Waste Management - Yerevan, Warsaw, Tirana" EU-granted project presented at the Techno Summit the principles of waste prevention and management expressed in the 5Rs concept (Refuse, Reuse, Recycle, Recover, and Residual WM), and also announced the tender for the sub-grant actions "Innovative Grants for Municipal Waste Management and Household Hazardous Waste Management". ...

16.12.2022

Event for School Eco-Clubs: "Building Eco-Community in Yerevan"

Event for School Eco-Clubs: "Building Eco-Community in Yerevan" combined a workshop and an exhibition by Yerevan schools eco-clubs, providing a good opportunity for the exchange of experiences and presentation of best practices among the eco-clubs. Additionally, newly selected schools which recently have been awarded small grants presented their projects. Participants discussed important environmental reforms inspired and supported by the European Union, including the prevention and proper management of waste, especially household hazardous waste.
Representatives of selected functioning Eco-Clubs had short presentations of the best practices and different approaches to environmental and waste management education and awareness.
Mr Robert Girejko, Team Leader of "Capital Cities Collaborating on Common Challenges in Hazardous Waste Management - Yerevan, Warsaw, Tirana" presented the role of Eco-clubs in forming a local innovative eco-community, the principles of waste prevention and management expressed by the 5R concept (Refuse, Reuse, Recycle, Recover, Residual Waste Management), and a short overview of developments and challenges in Europe in relation to waste prevention and management and the role of education and inter-generational collaboration for a greener future.

05.09.2022

AI detected asbestos-covered roofs remaining in Warsaw

Artificial Intelligence, basing on advanced algorhythms, helped Warsaw in preparing an up-to-date inventory of buildings covered with roofs that contain cement-asbestos materials. According to the results, asbestos roofings that remain within the City could cover a total area of almost 5 ha. Warsaw continues its support for building owners and administrators, offering them reimbursement for the cost of asbestos roofing removal and disposal. ...

29.07.2022

Granted projects in Tirana

Within the framework of the EU granted project "Capital Cities Collaborating on Common Challenges in Hazardous Waste Management - Yerevan, Warsaw, Tirana", the Tirana Municipality granted six projects by Non-Governmental Organisations to be implemented for and in collaboration with Tirana schools for education and awareness on waste prevention and management, promoting environmentally conscious behaviours among the youth and all citizens of Tirana. ...

22.06.2022
Dear Colleagues,
We would like to remind you that on Friday, June 24, at 10:00 am, Workshop 1 - "Practical skills in applying for small grants" will be held in all briefing halls of Yerevan Municipality, within the framework of which the project experts will present the steps of filling in the application in more detail.
You can still register by sending an e-mail to our e-mail.
We look forward to see you.

10.12.2021
14 representatives of 8 schools and educational centers from Yerevan which were awarded small EU grants for their Eco-Clubs and promotion of environmental protection, waste prevention and proper waste management, participated in a training dedicated to project implementation and 5Rs concept ...

01.12.2021

Tirana International Conference

"TOWARDS CLEANER AND GREENER CITIES"

The General Directorate of Integration, Strategic Planning and Economic Development of the Municipality of Tirana, on December 1, 2021, organized the Tirana International Conference entitled "TOWARDS CLEANER AND GREENER CITIES". ...

22.11.2021

Yerevan International Conference

"TOWARDS CLEANER AND GREENER CITIES"

On conclusions from panel discussion from the Conference 17 Nov 2021. ...

22.11.2021

Yerevan International Conference

"TOWARDS CLEANER AND GREENER CITIES"

Conference Dear Participants,
Our team would like to thank you for taking the time to join us for the Yerevan International Conference: "Towards cleaner and greener cities". ...

22.11.2021

Yerevan International Conference

"TOWARDS CLEANER AND GREENER CITIES"

In the framework of EU funded "Capital Cities Collaborating on Common Challenges in Hazardous Waste Management - Yerevan, Warsaw, Tirana" project on 17th of November, 2021 during "Towards cleaner and greener cities" Yerevan International Conference for the purpose of implementation of ECO-education small projects with total cost about 14.9 mln. AMD eight schools of Yerevan were granted the sub-grant contracts. ...