The collection, transport, treatment and disposal of medical waste are essential in reducing environmental and health risks. This activity is aiming at the promotion of sustainable medical waste management solutions. It will support Palestine in updating the Master Plan with a Roadmap for healthcare waste and define a set of measures for the development of a contingency plan for crisis situations.
N-E-PS-2: Development of a draft strategy for plastic waste management with focus on single-use plastics (SUPs) in Palestine
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.
N-W-PS-1: Design actions/modalities for improved water billing and fees’ collection rates also with a view to support outsourcing and Public Private Partnerships and engagement through Micro Private Sector Participation
Through Private Sector Participation, WES is aiming to increase financial ability for self-finance and enable applying the tariffs
N-W-PS-2: Capacity building/trainings with pilot farmers’ associations and relevant communities on optimal irrigation management and practices
The current WES activity is focusing on increasing the knowledge of the relevant authorities responsible for monitoring irrigation projects and irrigation savings with the aim to enable them to train farmers and Water Users Association in optimal irrigation water management.
N-E-LB-PS-P2: Investigating and developing a compendium with successful approaches of EPR system for plastics in Lebanon and Palestine
This activity is to develop a compendium detailing successful approaches in the wider Mediterranean and beyond with all generic recommendations for the needed steps to be communicated to Lebanon and Palestine with a view to encouraging more ambitious EPR schemes to bring about a more sustainable use of plastics.
N-E-LB-PS-P3: Identification of small scale “model” approaches of separate collection and recycling of plastics in Lebanon and Palestine
This activity is to identify small scale “model” approaches for sorting and recycling plastics including actions to reduce the use of plastics in Lebanon and Palestine, to examine and “perfect” them and then “demonstrate” them as “champions” for others to replicate, follow or get inspired.