EPTISA Southeast Europe d.o.o. (EPTISA) signs a new EU-funded contract in Republic of Serbia to provide Technical Assistance for establishing a Regional Waste Management System for the city of Novi Sad and municipalities within Novi Sad region. With an allocated budget of 2,632,160€ the objective is to provide a better environmental status and life quality of citizens by strengthening capacities for implementation of waste management systems in line with the national requirements and EU environmental acquis.

Over the next 36 months, the consortium led by EPTISA, through its team of highly qualified technical experts will provide assistance covering the following:

  1. Support the startup of newly established regional public company and building their capacities and the capacities of the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP) and provincial authorities to ensure quality realisation of investments and sustainable functioning of the regional waste management system;
  2. Strengthen the capacities and capabilities of the City of Novi Sad and municipalities that belong to the waste management region of Novi Sad and their Public Utility Companies to ensure quality realisation of investments and establishing and managing an appropriate system for regional waste management;
  3. Improve public awareness and knowledge in the region about waste management practices in line with the national and EU requirements.

Through implementation of this project EPTISA will closely cooperate with: the city of Novi Sad and municipalities of Bačka Palanka, Bački Petrovac, Beočin, Žabalj, Srbobran, Temerin and Vrbas; the Regional waste management company (RWMC) and public companies responsible for waste management; the MoEP; and the Provincial Secretariat for Urban Planning and Environmental Protection, which are the main target groups of the project.

For more information about EPTISA and its operation in Southeast Europe, please visit www.eptisasee.com.