The overall objective is to contribute to a greater sustainability by reducing the environmental impact from waste.
In a perspective of 10-15 years; this means to have a well-developed professional organization of waste management, recycling and reuse, and to be able to reduce the amount of garbage that the citizens consume. This provides benefits both locally and globally.
The project objective is to contribute to increased knowledge and capacity for waste management, recycling, reuse and reduction of waste as well as development of the strategic work that this requires, for the officials and the politicians.
The municipalities will have exchanged best practices, developed their waste management plans or the implementation of them, clarified organizational structure and roles and responsibilities, and had increased their expertise in strategic communication with the citizens.