Start and end date: February 1st 2021. – ongoing

City project taken place: Gusinje

Project Coordinators: Alexa Aubertin & Marina Tomovic

Sponsors: European Union funding within the framework of Cross Border Cooperation Programme Montenegro – Albania 2014-2020 under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II)  

Partner: Regional Development Agency – RDA Bjelasica, Komovi, Prokletije, Green Line Albania and ALCDF

Budget: 563,515.50 euro



Overall objective: The protection of environmental resources in lake and alpine areas is furthered

Specific objective: Residual waste reduced through waste reduction, reuse and recycling measures


Result 1: Platform for guiding local communities towards ZeroWaste towns created 

Activities in result 1:

1.1 ZeroWaste Advisory Board formation 

1.2 Survey to evaluate amounts of different types of waste disposed/recycled/reused on household and municipal level 

1.3 Study trip to Romania for ZeroWaste Advisory Board

Result 2: Local communities encouraged to reduce, recycle and reuse waste 

Activities in result 2:

2.1 Educational and awareness raising campaign on separation, reuse and recycling of waste

2.2 Street by street set up of waste separation tools and measures 

2.3 Pilot activities on reuse and recycling of waste

2.4 Establishment of home and community level composting activities

Result 3: Sustainability of ZeroWaste practices ensured 

Activities in result 3:

3.1 Evaluation of conducted activities, achievements and problems 

3.2 Awards to most active citizens and businesses practicing ZeroWaste philosophy

3.3 Development of 5 years plan for involvement in ZeroWaste programme