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Hotel in Bansko awarded for responsible waste management – Сдружение кръгова икономика Феникс 2002

DEMONSTRATION PROJECT FOR ESTABLISHING A WASTE REDUCTION MODEL WITHIN HOTELS AND LODGING PLACES

Hotel in Bansko awarded for responsible waste management

Hotel in Bansko awarded for responsible waste management

Phoenix 2002 Circular Economy Association is responsible for the Implementation of Demonstration project for establishing a waste reduction model within hotels and lodging places. The project is funded by the EU through the ERDF and by the State Budget of Bulgaria through Operational Programme “Environment 2014- 2020”. The overall funding is 188 598,40 EUR, of which 160 308,64 EUR from the ERDF and 28 289,76 EUR national co-financing. The Project Implementation time frame is 23 months – from 17.09.2020 to 17.08.2022.

The successful implementation of the Project will result in establishing a national eco-certification model for responsible waste management in hotels and lodging places. The model will enable hotels to have an environmental image stimulus to expand the range of their eco-practices and reduce waste.

Part of the implementation process, is the initial assessment and certification of two hotels (a mountain resort in Bansko/ Razlog, Bulgaria and a sea resort in Kavarna, Bulgaria) and the overall development of a comprehensive set of waste reduction measures. The eco-certification model provides four levels of progression- bronze, silver, gold and platinum.

Certification has already taken place in both locations-

Cornelia Deluxe Residence in Bansko, Bulgaria

Royal Bay Resort in Kavarna, Bulgaria

 

Cornelia Deluxe Residence in Bansko has already been awarded a Silver level of certification.

The successful start is an even bigger stimulus for future achievement and an excellent motivator for other hotels to embark on their sustainability journey.

 

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Project № BG16M1OP002-2.009- 0017-C01 for implementation of “Demonstration project for establishing a waste reduction model within hotels and lodging places”, funded by the EU through the ERDF and by the State Budget of Bulgaria through Operational Programme “Environment 2014- 2020”

The above article has originally been published in Ilindenpress news website