Raise public awareness about POPs destruction in Bulgaria.
Za Zemiata collected and translated general information about hazardous waste treatment, POPs stockpiles, destruction and cleanups in Bulgaria. It published printed materials to raise public awareness about environmentally friendly means of hazardous waste treatment. Another aim of the activity was to support the establishment of a coalition of NGOs, doctors, local initiative committees and trade-unions that discussed the plan to build a National Hazardous Waste Treatment Centre near Stara Zagora. The activity also produced a policy brief on strategies for national POPs stockpile cleanups and destruction, as well as national application of Best Available Techniques to eliminate sources of POPs as by-products.
Preparation and dissemination of informational materials
Public awareness-raising campaign on waste management and alternatives to practices that produce POPs