Single-use plastics

29 03, 2023

RE-8-REG-P: Regional activity on Mediterranean “Champions” of plastic pollution prevention

By |2023-12-07T13:02:04+02:00March 29th, 2023|

This activity is to encourage voluntary actions and motivate advancement and commitment in combating plastic pollution. It will set-up and implement a Call for Expressions of Intent for Mediterranean actors to propose new actions and innovative solutions that prevent plastic pollution in the region. Those who will deliver on their commitment will be awarded with the honorary title of “Champion in addressing plastic pollution” in WES PCs.

8 02, 2021

RE-1-REG: Phasing out single-use plastics in the Mediterranean

By |2022-03-23T11:48:05+02:00February 8th, 2021|

WES will provide technical assistance and strengthen the capacities of the non-EU Mediterranean countries to implement effective measures to phase out Single Use Plastics. In this framework it will support WES Partner Countries in the formulation of the most appropriate and regionally harmonized measures/policy instruments to phase out Single Use Plastics and promote a circular economy.

18 11, 2020

RE-1-P2P: Phasing out single-use plastics in the Mediterranean

By |2023-04-24T13:51:18+03:00November 18th, 2020|

WES will provide technical assistance and strengthen the capacities of the non-EU Mediterranean countries to implement effective measures to phase out Single Use Plastics. In this framework it will support WES Partner Countries in the formulation of the most appropriate and regionally harmonized measures/policy instruments to phase out Single Use Plastics and promote a circular economy.

17 11, 2020

RE-2-REG: Understanding better microplastics and identifying how to address the issue

By |2023-03-07T10:10:45+02:00November 17th, 2020|

Technical assistance will be provided to address microplastics intentionally added in products or production processes through a publication that will provide policy makers with an overview of the different aspects of the microplastics issue. It will also highlight specific solutions that could be of relevance particularly for southern Med Countries (from policy to technological developments).

16 11, 2020

N-E-PS-2: Development of a draft strategy for plastic waste management with focus on single-use plastics (SUPs) in Palestine

By |2024-05-08T17:30:37+03:00November 16th, 2020|

WES is to provide technical assistance to the Environmental Quality Authority in Palestine to address plastic waste with focus on Single-Use Plastic Items. The core of this activity is to enhance the country’s awareness and capacity to respond to the challenges posed by plastic pollution/waste, with emphasis on SUPs.

16 11, 2020

N-E-LB-2b: Policy support to address single-use plastic items in Lebanon

By |2023-12-27T14:35:48+02:00November 16th, 2020|

WES will focus on the the analysis of single-use plastics activity (data analysis, sector assessment, technical measures accompanying the conversion of plastic bag manufacturers, the proposal of a policy) leading to a legal text for the progressive phasing out of plastic bags; This activity will be implemented in line with the respective guidelines, developed by United Nations Environment -Mediterranan Action Plan on phasing out single use plastic bags.

31 10, 2020

N-E-TN-P4: Reinforcement of the political and legal measures undertaken by Tunisia for the reduction and prohibition of certain types of single-use plastic packaging

By |2024-03-26T07:13:48+02:00October 31st, 2020|

WES will identify the bottlenecks (technical, legislative, financial) in the application of the plastic bag banregulations and will propose actions to remove and overcome these constraints and a roadmap for an extension of the measures aimed at reducing and banning certain single-use plastic packaging in Tunisia.

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