CONSULTANCY

ENGINEERING

We are developing waste management plans to municipalities by using our sustainability thinking with our experiences.

SERVICES

  • Analysis of the existing situation (waste quantities, composition and existing waste management options)
  • Analysis of future trends
  • Developing integrated solid waste management plans in accordance with EU and national policies
  • Providing sustainable solid waste management plan by using life cycle thinking
  • Optimizing environmental and economic solid waste management options
  • Recommendations for monitoring the strategic plan
  • Technical assistance for the implementation of rehabilitation of existing dumpsites

BENEFITS

  • Enabling the municipalities to overcome the problems due to increasing solid waste amounts
  • Helps the municipalities to provide sustainable, effective and feasible waste management in compliance with relevant legislation and applicable standards
  • Providing the municipalities to reach waste management targets and apply central waste management principles such as waste minimization and resource recovery
  • Enabling the policy makers to understand the benefits and trade-offs of waste management strategies with life cycle thinking

REFERENCES

Origin Of Funding: KOSGEB

Client: KOSGEB

Year Completed: 2013

– Preparation of a report containing literature and quantitative analysis of the data takes place on the basis of sectoral areas and manufacturing industry

– In some pilot areas, preparation of polluting impact report for the sectors, preparation of waste inventory and Waste Management Guidelines

– Training on the environment, eco-efficiency (Cleaner Production) and on waste management issues by experienced international experts

– Eco-efficiency and waste management practices in 60 SMEs in the selected sectors

– Reporting on industrial symbiosis for one practical application

– Sectoral technical visits to Germany for 80 authorized person from SMEs organized to provide them study tours of clean production applications on site from German industry

Origin Of Funding: World Bank

Client: The Republic Of Azerbaijan

Year Completed: 2012

– Mobilizing the Planning Process

– Defining the Baseline

– Establishing the Strategic Planning Framework

– Identifying and Evaluating Options

– Developing the Strategy

– Preparing the Action Plan

– Determination of Recommendations for Monitoring the Strategic Plan

Origin Of Funding: The European Commission

Client: Central Finance & Contracts Unit / Canakkale Municipalities’ Union

Year Completed: 2010

– Mobilizing the Planning Process

– Defining the Baseline

– Establishing the Strategic Planning Framework

– Identifying and Evaluating Options

– Developing the Strategy

– Preparing the Action Plan

– Determination of Recommendations for Monitoring the Strategic Plan

Origin Of Funding: The European Commission

Client: Academia Mediterranean Halicarnassensis Foundation (Turkey)

Year Completed: 2000

– Review of current waste management practices.

– Establishment of solid waste management (SWM) strategy (SWM) for UoBM Identification of SWM objectives and policies.

– Determination of Institutional characteristics for implementation framework.

– Establishment of priority items for UoBM. Work plan development.

– Development of SWM policies.

– Creation of SWM department and supporting infrastructure.

– Organizational structure of department.

– Comprehensive staff development approach.

– Development of initial set of technical guideline.

– Local SWM service revenues and investment financing.

– Creation of accounting system for SWM department.

– Ensuring sufficient revenue generation at municipal level. Format for appraisal of investment project and municipality performance.

Origin Of Funding: OSTIM Organized Industrial Zone Administration (Turkey)

Client: OSTIM Organized Industrial Zone Administration (Turkey)

Year Completed: 11/2002 – 11/2005

– Consultation on EMAS and its requirements, and on development of current environmental system. Support on necessary training activities.

– Set up waste oil directive implementation requirements.

– Set up hazardous waste collection system with the area of organized industrial zone.

– Preparation of the necessary guidelines on waste management for OSTIM.

– Preparation of the necessary guidelines on ratified conventions, e.g. Ozone Depleting Substances, Montreal Protocol, Basel Convention

– Training of staff for the tasks of the Environmental Unit in OSTIM.

Technical assistance for the;

– Working Team of the Case Study on Waste Oil Management and Preparation of Action Plan on Ozone Depletion Substances for SMEs in Turkey.

Origin Of Funding: UNDP

Client: UNDP

Year Completed: 12/2018 – 10/2019

– General information on geographic and socio-economic situation of the province,

– Existing waste management status of the Municipality,

– Legal framework and national-international implementation examples,

– Solid waste characterization analysis to indicate type, quantity and features of Waste by each season,

– Realistic projections on population and waste generation for each Municipality,

– Waste management strategies and scenarios based on existing situation analysis and projections,

– Planning integrated solid Waste Management strategies of the Municipality

The integrated Waste Management Pans will include data, scenarios and strategies for all the district Municipalities of Gaziantep, Şanlıurfa and Hatay provinces.

RESEARCH
BACKGROUND

CONTACT

Özge Yılmaz, Ph.D.

ozge.yilmaz@ekodenge.com

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