Dec 2019 – Aug 2020: Adopting Best Practices for Recycling Plastic Waste in Alaverdi

Goal: Create technical capacities in target consolidated communities for source separation of plastic waste and giving it adding value by recycling.


  • Establish a startup facility for turning plastic waste, mainly PET bottles into shred that is much demanded in the market.
  • Support local municipalities to improve waste management by crating necessary infrastructure for supplying plastic waste to the startup.


  • Establishment of a startup facility
  • Effective waste management
  • Supporting municipality in operational and business planning

Funding organization: UNIDO

Country/Region/Community: Alaverdi

Beneficiaries: Alaverdi residents