Programme: CBC SRB-BiH 2014-2020
Call for Proposals: 1st
Application No: 66
Contract No. 48-00-00046/2016-28-9 signed on July 6th, 2019
Project Title: “Suburban recycling” – Establishing system of waste management in suburban area of Uzice and Tuzla
Specific objective: SO 3.2: Improving sustainable environmental planning and promotion of biodiversity
Result: R 1: The effectiveness of public services and practices in relation to solid waste and wastewater management are enhanced through joint initiatives at both sides of the border
Project budget: Total contract amount (€): Contracted amount EU (€) and

% of total contract amount:

€  710,673.67 €  600,519.25


Beneficiaries of funds: Lead applicant: Co-applicants:
PUC Regional waste management centre Duboko, Uzice SRB:

·         Public Utility Company Bioktoš, Uzice


·         Public Utility Company Komunalac, Tuzla;

·         Centre for Ecology and Energy, Tuzla.

Location of the action: SRB: BiH:
Western Serbia, Zlatibor Region, City of Uzice North-east B&H, Tuzla Canton, City of Tuzla
Target groups: 20,000 inhabitants of Uzice and Tuzla;

60 employees in three public utility companies;

30 students;

6 teachers

Commencement date and project duration: July 7th, 2019, 18 months
Overall objective: Contribution to the improvement of sustainable environmental planning in the cross-border area of Serbia – Bosnia&Herzegovina
Specific objective(s) or project purpose: Improved efficiency of public services in the field of waste management, by establishing the system of waste selection from households in the suburban areas of Uzice and Tuzla
Activities and results of the project


RESULT NO. 1:  Technical preconditions for separate collection of municipal waste established in 6,400 households in Uzice and Tuzla

       Activity no. 1.1: Development of a layout plan, procurement and placement of the equipment for separate collection of municipal waste

       Activity no. 1.2: Defining of criteria, realization of trainings and distribution of composters to the households

RESULT NO. 2 : Tecnical and personnel capacities of 2 local and   1 regional utility  company  increased for separate municipal waste collection

       Activity no. 2.1: Procurement of special trucks for collection and transport of waste

       Activity no. 2.2 Procurement and installation of a baling press for recyclable waste in Uzice

       Activity no. 2.3 Development of the Program and realization of training for the employees at the public utility companies

       Activity no. 2.4 Realization of a study tour  in EU country for project team and PUC’s representatives

RESULT NO. 3: Systems of  Education and Monitoring for separate collection of  municipal waste and home composting  developed and established

       Activity no. 3.1:  Realization of a set of educational activities  for the population  together with the transfer of instructions for acting in the newly established system

       Activity no. 3.2: Development  and realization of a joint three-day training for students educators and their professors

Activity no. 3.3: Implementation of monitoring of the households included in the newly established system with periodic reporting

Activity no. 3.4: Realization of a study tour in EU country for citizens “champions” in WM

RESULT NO. 4: Local community familiarized  with the concept of the newly established system and participates actively in its functioning

       Activity no. 4.1: Development and implementation of extensive media campaigns, targeted at the population of the two cities

Activity no. 4.2: Organization of Project Kick-off  conference

Activity no. 4.3: Organization of Project Final conference