The goal of the project is to contribute to increased awareness of women about adverse impact of plastic on environmental issues and enable them to become agents for promoting reusable shopping bags. The project covers Gyumri and Akhuryan areas of Shirak Marz of Armenia.
Funding: US Embassy, Yerevan
Consensus among stakeholders was reached during the meeting of UFSD and Gyumri and Akhuryan Local Government representatives, representatives of NGOs, and teachers on October 23, 2012. Participants demonstrate their willingness to cooperate in addressing the issue of plastic shopping bags in their communities.