Improvement of Municipal Solid Waste Management in Slobozia, left bank of Nistru, Moldova

Sector: Environment

Implemented by:Regional Environmental Center (REC) Moldova

Partners: NGO “Ecospectrum” from the TN region;  Territorial organizations of the Ecological Movement of Moldova; local population; local authorities in Slobozia (local mayoralty and specialized departments)  in partnership with Falesti mayoralty; Specialized departments from these districts.

Duration: August 2009 – February 2011

Budget: EUR 100,000

Status: Project activities concluded. Final report was submitted on 23 May 2011. The report was evaluated and approved. Project Delivery 99 %. EUR 1105 were reported as unspent funds and reimbursed to UNDP.


  • Promotion and organization of a system of separate collection of glass, PET Bottles and paper.
  • Construction of 20 new platforms for solid waste collection and manufacturing of 60 new containers;
  • Raising public awareness on the necessity and ways of separate collection of paper, glass and PET bottles, elaboration of recommendations on manure collection under household conditions.
  • Establishment of the partnerships between local and district authorities of Slobozia and other districts of Moldova.

Beneficiaries: 20 000 inhabitants of Slobozia

Results:A system of platforms and containers for the waste management system was established.

60 containers for the collection of municipal solid waste were manufactured;

18 platforms for containers were constructed;

A specialized truck for collection and transportation of solid waste was purchased and delivered to TN region.

19 working meetings on solid waste management held in Transnistria, resulting in the approval of the management plan for handling solid waste in Slobozia town, TN region. 16 informative seminars on the importance of separate collection of solid municipal waste were held in Slobozia district, with the participation of mayors, representatives of communal services, NGOs and schoolchildren