EMPLOYEES OF THE DAUGAVPILS MUNICIPALITY TOOK PART IN A SEMINAR ON WASTE MANAGEMENT AND SORTING WITHIN THE BALTIPLAST PROJECT City news
On 24th November this year, municipal employees had the opportunity to participate in a seminar on waste sorting and management in Daugavpils municipality, as well as in the entire Latgale region.
Event was organized within European Union INTERREG Baltic Sea Region Programme 2021-2027 has launched the project "Baltic Approaches to Handling Plastic Pollution under a Circular Economy Context" BALTIPLAST / #C021 project, in cooperation with AADSO Ltd. During the event, one could hear presentations by an education specialist from AADSO Ltd, as well as a BALTIPLAST project expert on plastic waste worldwide, the use of single-use plastics, as well as on proper waste sorting.
The aim of BALTIPLAST is to inform the public about the measures that can be implemented to reduce single-use plastic waste in households, offices and on the streets and to increase the amount of recycled plastic, thus contributing to the reduction of plastic waste in the Baltic Sea Region. BALTIPLAST focuses on responsible use of resources, changing mindsets and consumer behavior.
The project will continue until December 2025. The plan is to organize trainings and awareness-raising activities as well as to work on improving waste management and reducing single-use plastic waste in all partner countries, involving citizens, schools and businesses. Find out more about the project and follow its activities here. (https://www.daugavpils.lv/pilseta/pilsetas-attistiba/projekti/realizacija-esosie-projekti/starptautiskie-projekti/baltiplast)
Project financed by - European Union INTERREG Baltic Sea Region Programme 2021-2027
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