Recycle OECS

Plastic pollution in Saint Lucia - Recycle OECS

Date

November 2022 – December 2024

Localisation

St. Lucia and two other territories to be determined

Sector

Water and Waste

Partners

OECS Commission, AFD

Unite Caribbean, in partnership with Seureca, role will be to undertake a comprehensive assessment of relevant experiences to develop and implement a model waste separation, collection, and recycling programme for the OECS that takes into account a regional approach, self financing, sustainability and business viability.

Unite Caribbean actions will be to :

  • * Develop an OECS model on plastic waste collection, transport and treatment.
  • * Identify two other OECS territories for demonstration of the OECS model.
  • * Structure the logistics chain for the export of plastics and other recyclables.
  • * Set up a sustainable communication and awareness campaign for both the general public and private actors on threats for health environment, reduction of plastic consumption and plastic waste collection.
  • * Provide support to the existing pilot in St. Lucia.

Expected Results

Unite Caribbean’s end goal is to build a sustainable system for the collection and export of recyclables / plastic waste within the OECS region.

Stakeholders from the OECS, AFD, Seureca and Unite Caribbean, during the project inception phase of the Recycle OECS Project.
Stakeholders from the OECS, AFD, Seureca and Unite Caribbean, during the project inception phase of the Recycle OECS Project.

Contact

For more information, please contact Ronald Roach.

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