CHEMICAL LEASING AWARD POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is announcing the fifth Global Chemical Leasing Award. The Award aims to acknowledge best practices, innovative approaches and ideas related to Chemical Leasing and similar performance-based business models or sustainable chemicals management

Because of COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine the application period is open until 15 December 2020. The Award ceremony will take place in Bonn, Germany from 5 to 9 July 2021 (date to be confirmed). It will be part of the Fifth Meeting of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM5).   Read More

DIGEST COVID-19

The RECP Centre offers the first DIGEST focused on COVID-19-related issues. The digest was drafted in the quarantine period.

WASTE MAPPING EXERCISE FOR MUNICIPALITIES IN THE FRAME OF EU4ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME

For years already, Ukraine has been focusing much on environment protection, improving environmental situation in cities and towns. Having signed the Association Agreement with the European Union, Ukraine has taken commitments to adopt a set of laws that have to comply with EU directives. As for waste management, Ukraine has adopted several fundamental laws, these are:

(1) the Waste Management Law;

(2) the Order #117-p dd. 20/02/2019 the National Waste Management Strategy until 2030 issued by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine;

(3) the Decree #57 dd.23/03/2017 The sanitary cleaning scheme content and components in any Ukrainian settlement issued by the Ministry of Community and Territory Development of Ukraine; Read More

RECP CLUBS MEETINGS IN 2020

The RECP Clubs in Poltava and Khmelnytskyi regions of Ukraine were established within the EU4Environment Programme, namely its component Circular Economy and New Growth Opportunities.

20 enterprises became the Clubs members and they were offered get familiar with RECP concept and its in-plant implementation. The fundamental target of the Clubs activities is reducing environmental impact and improving social and economic life not only for companies, but also for the communities the production facilities are located in. Read More

GUIDANCE FOR MICRO, SMALL, AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES BUSINESS RECOVERY in the Wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

We offer small and medium businesses get familiar with new information materials, namely with the Ukrainian adaptation of the UNIDO ‘GUIDANCE FOR MICRO, SMALL, AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES BUSINESS RECOVERY in the Wake of the COVID-19’. The adaptation is provided within UNIDO project ‘Promoting the Adaptation and Adoption of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) through the Establishment and Operation of a Cleaner Production Centre (CPC) in Ukraine’.

This publication will help facilitate business recovery and return back to normal in these unprecedented and stress times.

Original English publication is here

Ukrainian translation here

 

WE ARE CONSULTING REMOTELY

These days are challenging to our needs, preferences and opportunities. Aiming to constantly keep in touch with the national companies despite the quarantine all over Ukraine, we offer an online remote technical consultancy service to companies and businesses.

We can help you with the below listed topics:

   – Resource efficiency
   – Water supply and consumption
   – Heating and cooling systems
   – Energy consumption (electricity)
   – Compressed air
   – Lighting
   – Heating systems in buildings and facilities
   – Ventilation

Locally Produced Sanitizers: WHO-recommended Handrub Formulations

The whole world has been combatting COVID-19, and Ukraine is not an exception. We care about ourselves, our family members, our clients. This is the reason why we’ve displayed this information material in Ukrainian interpretation for free (download here) to everyone who needs a handrub, but there is no formulation to safely mix the components together.

The material has been designed on the original WHO-recommended booklet and then adapted for Ukrainian environment for the sake of our relatives, clients, etc. Any enterprise can follow the instructions and start some local productions of this sanitizer. Read More

Steering Committee and RECP Centre’s Outcomes 2019

The sixth Steering Committee Meeting held within Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute on 26 February 2020, was the last within the overall Project lifecycle (the UNIDO Project “Promoting the Adaptation and Adoption of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) through the Establishment and Operation of a Cleaner Production Centre (CPC) in Ukraine”). Since it has been the final SC Meeting this year and within the whole Project, the donors (Swiss Confederation and the UNIDO) and the stakeholders (Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute) were interested mainly in the key 2019 cumulative results.
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The Third RECP Club Meeting In Khmelnytskyi within EU4Environment Programme

13 February 2020 became the date for the third RECP Club meeting in Khmelnytskyi within EU4Environment programme financed by the EU.

This time the meeting discussions were devoted to global challenges and risks for business development, applying RECP-concept to overcome problems, RECP benefits and opportunities, key reasons why energy and materials are consumed in an inefficient way, waste generation, and standard measures and options to enhance resource efficiency and minimize waste generation for industrial enterprises, who have become the RECP Club members thanks to the EU4Environment programme. The Club members presented printing, textile, food, metalworking and bioenergy industries. Read More

Sound Chemicals Management and Chemical Leasing seminar

Sound Chemicals Management and Chemical Leasing seminar (SCM&ChL) was held on February 06th, 2020. The event was hosted by Igor Sikorsky KPI and initiated by the Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Centre in Ukraine. The target audience were industrial companies, academia.
The announcement about the new Centre’s activity, and that is SCM as well as a new ChL team in 2020 became one of the key seminar tasks. Andrii Vorfolomeiev, the Centre’s director, moderated the event.
Oleksandr Khokhotva, the Centre’s chemical management expert, was given a floor to go deeply into the SCM concept and focus on details, like background info, worldwide implementation, fundamentals, case studies etc.

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