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.

Projects

Mongolia

Capacity building for environmentally sound PCBs management and disposal

Morocco

Safe PCB management programme in Morocco, Pillar II

India

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

Armenia:

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

Azerbaijan:

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

Peru:

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

Nepal:

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

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