Persistent Organic Pollutants Unit

 

 

NIP Document

Handbook on PCBs in electrical equipment

 

 

Projects in the phase of preparation/approval:

Project 1:

"MSP for stabilization of POPs in landfills and preparation for disposal in the Republic of Macedonia"

Stage of implementation: PDF-A defined by the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning/POPs Unit, with GEF financial support and UNDP assistance

Project objective: The objective of the final project is to identify, fully characterize, manage in an environmentally sound manner, and where possible, remediate, POPs/OCPs landfill hotspots in Macedonia.

Project 2:

"Phasing-out and elimination of PCBs and PCB-contaminated equipment in Republic of Macedonia"

Stage of implementation: Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning/POPs Unit together with UNIDO applied the final version of the project proposal and is waiting for approval.

Project objective: Phasing-out of the PCBs containing/contaminated equipment and defining procedures and capacity building for equipment replacement through BAT application, training of directly involved professionals and assistance to the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning in identifying a mechanism for safe handling and disposal of the equipment containing/contaminated with PCBs.