Region : Black Sea

Project “Innovative Techniques and Methods for Reducing Marine Litter in the Black Sea Coastal Areas” BSB552 under priority 2.2. “Awareness Raising and Joint Actions for Reducing River and Marine Litter”, Joint Operational Programme “Black Sea Basin 2014-2020” will be implemented jointly with partners from Romania (University of Constanta) and Georgia (Tbilisi State University), the leading partner is the Via Pontica Foundation, Bulgaria and Burgas municipality, Bulgaria.The main objective of the project is to reduce pollution of the Black Sea basin by tracking and analyzing the main waste streams and carrying out pilot activities to clean pre-defined areas of marine litter.The duration of the project is 30 months – from 08/17/2018 to 02/16/2021. The total budget for the whole project is 580 335 euros.