N-E-TN 2 Technical Assistance for Pollution Prevention from the Tomato Processing Industry in the Coastal Region of Korba
Investigating and developing a compendium with successful approaches of EPR system for plastics in Lebanon and Palestine
On 8/12/2022, WES launched an activity for Lebanon and Palestine which will develop a compendium on successful approaches in the Mediterranean with all generic recommendations to be communicated to Lebanon and Palestine with a view to encouraging more ambitious Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes to bring about a more [...]
Updated Health Care Waste Master Plan and Contingency Plan discussed at a Consultation co-organised by WES and the EQA of Palestine
Health care waste management in Palestine is driven by a number of concerns about potential health and environmental impacts. Actions to improve some practices in governmental as well as private hospitals have taken place but nevertheless, a number of challenges remain to be dealt with. In order to improve [...]
Lessons learned and recommendations of the joint WES and CITET activity on Sustainable Public Procurement in the construction sector in Tunisia confirmed at a Workshop
Since May 2020, the EU funded Water and Environment Support (WES) project has been coaching staff from public and private bodies of Tunisia on how to make the public procurement process in the construction sector more sustainable. The Tunisian Ministry of Environment and the Tunis International Centre for Environment [...]
WES and Marine Litter MED II Projects hand in hand with the Ministry of Environment consult with stakeholders about food and beverage single-use plastic packaging products in Lebanon
According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), half of all plastics produced worldwide, are designed to be used just once and then thrown away. These so-called Single-Use Plastics (SUPs), such as plastic bags, food and beverage packaging, etc., pose severe risks to marine ecosystems and biodiversity with implications [...]
Winners of the EyesOnBlue contest have been awarded!
EyesOnBlue awarded top 3 entrepreneurs on water and blue economy. Congratulations to the winners!
Monitoring floating and seafloor marine litter in Morocco
A very successful learning-by-doing set of pilot marine litter surveys was implemented in the field, by the Moroccan Authorities and key stakeholders, with the support of the EU funded ‘Water and Environment Support (WES) in the ENI Southern Neighbourhood region’ project, on 20-21 October 2022 in the M'diq bay, [...]