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United Against Pollution – UAP

Grant beneficiaries

Total EU grant: 298,307.81 €

Total project value: 350,950.37 €

Project duration: 24 months

Expected results of the project:

  • Dialogue established and an increased awareness on the risk of illegal waste between residents, officials and youth; comprehensive map of illegal landfills that will be cleaned up and monitored; expanded green space.
  • Infrastructure improvements at waste transfer stations; improved training and safety precautions for employees, including the sharing of best practices; illegal waste removed.
  • Residents will have increased understanding of the risk of illegal waste, how to participate in local waste collection system, and how to report violators; increase in knowledge of best practices by local authorities and public companies.

Target groups

  • Residents Living near illegal landfills;
  • Municipal authorities;
  • Waste management employees;
  • Waste management employees;

Project area

  • Kosovo: Gjakovë/Djakovica Municipality
  • Montenegro: Petnjica Municipality

Impact of the project

  • Safer and cleaner environment of the entire communities;
  • Improved physical and economic health of the cross-border region;
  • Residents are aware and educated on the risks of illegal landfills and how they can mitigate those risks by participating in the waste management collection system;
  • Students are aware of economic growth opportunities and health risk reduction by protecting the environment.