Environment Activities

Regional

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

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.

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

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.

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

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).

RE-3-REG/P2P: Innovative Circular Economy Business Models in the Mediterranean region

A brief user-friendly publication will be produced targeting policy makers who have an important role to play in order to enable the shift towards a circular economy. In addition, successful experiences will be disseminated to encourage others to act. WES will also engage with Business Support Organisations to develop national capacities to unlock the circular economy in the Region.

RE-4-REG/ ST / P2P: Management of Construction & Demolition Waste (C&DW)

Taking up from the groundwork achieved by SWIM-H2020 SM and aiming to support the PCs in the implementation of tools to monitor and classify C&DW (and WEEE), a short user-friendly publication will be produced on the tools available, targeting policy makers. Opportunities to locally valorise the materials (circular economy approach), effectively engaging the local stakeholders, using PPPs will be highlighted.

RE-7-REG: Regional activity on Best Practices in promoting circular economy and achieving waste reduction in the Mediterranean

WES will implement a regional assessment of high- and low-tech solutions including but not limited to awareness-raising hat have been successfully implemented in Mediterranean countries and elsewhere (e.g. in the EU) in order to achieve waste reduction and to promote the principles of a circular economy, relevant to the Mediterranean countries’ context and needs.