About project

The American University of Armenia (AUA) Acopian Center for the Environment in partnership with the Government of Armenia has launched the Waste Quantity and Composition Study (WQCS) funded by the AUA Manoogian Simone Research Fund (MSRF).

The project studied the quantity and composition of municipal solid waste, construction, and demolition waste, industrial waste, electrical and electronic waste, agricultural and horticultural waste, medical waste, automotive waste by region and community types.

The Armenian government’s reform agenda is aimed at achieving EU-approximation within the framework of the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and to contribute to Armenia’s commitment to the Sustainability Goals (SDGs) within the Agenda 2030.

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March-September 2019

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Harutyun Alpetyan, National Expert
AUA Acopian Center for the Environment
alpetyan[at]aua.am, ace[at]aua.am
Phone: +374 60 612 693

Tatevik Vardanyan, Grants and Projects Manager
AUA Acopian Center for the Environment
t.vardanyan[at]aua.am, ace[at]aua.am
Phone: +374 60 612 696