Turning Environmental Challenges into Opportunities

Dec 2016 – Dec 2018 – Turning Environmental Challenges into Opportunities: Introducing construction materials from plastic waste

The purpose of the project is to promote balanced economic development in RA Syunik and Vayots Dzor regions by introducing innovative technologies and ensuring diversity for economic opportunities.

The project is implemented in partnership with Kapan municipality, Hai Consult Foundation, Competitive Society NGO under EU PRDP (Pilot Regional Development Programme) and will create 35 new full time jobs with at least 2 years of sustainability period. By the end of this action, it is expected to have 15 enterprises with increased competitiveness, 9 enterprises (selling plastic) with increased annual turnover by 25%, 9 enterprises with increased employment by 15%, 1 start up generates employment by 100% (with full increase from 0 baseline). Megri, Agarak, Kajaran, Goris Sisian (Syunik region), Jermuk, Yeghegnadzor and Vayk (Vayots Dzor region) communities will join the project to supply (sell) plastic to Kapan enterprise to have their waste management plans developed/updated.

Launching event


Press release
News Release

Project brochure
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