PCB management and disposal

PCB management and disposal projects aim to create fundamental capacities within government, institution and PCB owners for complying with the PCB-related obligations under the Stockholm Convention on POPs.

The PCB management project work through a stepwise process to enhance the understanding and capacities for sound PCB management. The steps entail

1.       Increased knowledge and scope of the PCB situation through inventorying and assessment

2.       Training of PCB holders, authorities and related service providers.

3.       Developing a comprehensive PCB management plan from company basis.

4.      Introduction of technologies and approaches for decontaminating and disposing of PCB containing equipment and material.

UNIDO has implemented or is currently implementing PCB project in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Macedonia, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Congo, Romania, Russia and Turkey.



Capacity building for environmentally sound PCBs management and disposal


Safe PCB management programme in Morocco, Pillar II


Environmentally sound management and final disposal of PCBs in India

Macedonia (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, FYROM)

Phasing out of PCBs and PCB-containing equipment


Technical assistance for environmentally sustainable management of PCBs and other POPs waste in the Republic of Armenia.


Environmentally Sound Management and Disposal of PolychlorinatedBiphenyls (PCBs) in the Republic of Azerbaijan.


Environmentally Sound Management and Disposal of PolychlorinatedBiphenyls (PCBs) in Peru.


Environmentally Sound Management and Disposal of POPs Pesticides and PCBs in Nepal.

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