Project leader: Blu Marine Service – Italy
MPA: Tremiti islands
Theme: Marine litter, circular economy waste and plastic reduction management
Background: The Tremiti Islands Marine Nature Reserve was created in 1989 and is managed by the Gargano National Park Authority since 1995. Solid waste generated by local inhabitants and an increasing affluence of tourists is a challenge for the Park Authority as it threatens the reserve of pollution.
Project objective: The overall objective of the project is to improving waste management on Tremiti islands, in particular by adopting domestic composters to reduce the fraction of organic waste and replacing polystyrene fish boxes with alternative biodegradable products.
Duration: 9 months
Total budget: 24,400 €
MedPAN financing: 18,000 €