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Activity 3.3

Raising awareness of the selected households of the Municipality of Tinos that will participate in the pilot ISWM scheme

During Activity 3.3, the organization of a raising awareness event by the Coordinator is foreseen. The event is addressed to the selected households which will participate in the pilot ISWM system as well as the local authorities of Tinos Island, in order to increase the environmental concern and to willingly participate in the pilot scheme.

The implementation of the event which took place at the Cultural Centre of Pyrgos in Tinos, on June 10th, 2013, signified the initiation of the pilot scheme. The event was organized by the Municipality of Tinos, in cooperation with the National Technical University of Athens, the University of Verona and the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas.

During this event, the participants were informed about how to participate in the project, the services provided, and the expected results of the implementation actions of the project.

An additional raising awareness event was implemented at the Cultural Centre of Pyrgos in Tinos, on July 29th, 2014, in the afternoon. The event was organized by the Municipality of Tinos (TINOS – Coordinator), in cooperation with the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), the University of Verona (UNIVR) and the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH/CPERI) (beneficiaries). The aforementioned event was focused on informing and training the participating households on separate collection of biowaste and composting.

More information about the relevant press releases announcing the events and the informative material distributed to the attendants is available on Activity 6.2.