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Switcher of the Month

Switcher of the Month

Our Switcher of the month in July2018 is The Electrowaste Malta Ltd, a Malta-based comapny which pffers collection and recycling certification service for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). The 7 years old company is now comprised of 10 people operating over a 1,200-square-meter facility, whereas Refab works on a 600-square-meter plot.

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If circular and green economy matters to you, get on board!

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Results of the MED TEST II project in Egypt

Results of the MED TEST II project in Egypt

Evident examples from 28 industries on how the RECP concept can help businesses to make valuable savings in energy, water and raw materials.

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Join the SWITCH programmes at the High Level Political Forum on sustainable development in New York

Join the SWITCH programmes at the High Level Political Forum on sustainable development in New York

The SWITCH side-event will focus on the benefits for SMEs, workers, consumers, and policy makers deriving from the SWITCH programmes, including SwitchMed focal point in Jordan, and how these contribute to the attainment of SDG12 in the target countries and globally. Join us at the event, on July 13th in New York, and have a breakfast with us!

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28 industries from the  MED TEST II project will present the potential of resource efficiency for Egypt on the 26 June in Cairo

28 industries from the MED TEST II project will present the potential of resource efficiency for Egypt on the 26 June in Cairo

As part of the SwitchMed programme, UNIDO supports industries in Egypt through the MED TEST II project to produce resource efficient, competitive and with a better environmental performance. On the 26th June, 28 Egyptian companies will present their savings on a final event in Cairo showing the potential of resource efficiency for the Egyptian economy.

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Palestinians to discuss challenges and opportunities for a Green Economy during SwitchMed Synergy Workshop

Palestinians to discuss challenges and opportunities for a Green Economy during SwitchMed Synergy Workshop

EU-funded SwitchMed is organizing the synergy workshop in Ramallah on the 27th of June , where Green Entrepreneurs, Civil Society Organizations and Public Stakeholders are gathering to take stock of the Green Economy sector in the Country and explore ways forward toward a more conducive and inclusive environment for a genuine sustainable development.

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Eco-innovations from the EU help leather industries in Egypt and Tunisia to close the circle

Eco-innovations from the EU help leather industries in Egypt and Tunisia to close the circle

Adopting eco-innovations is both good for the business and the environment.

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SwitchMed Programme representatives contributed to the European Development Days

SwitchMed Programme representatives contributed to the European Development Days

The session hosted by the SWITCH Programmes at the Project Lab, on 5-6 June 2018 in Brussels, offered the opportunity for women green entrepreneurs from around the world to share their stories of change towards sustainable consumption and production.

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EU-funded SwitchMed programme brings together Lebanese green start-ups and investors

EU-funded SwitchMed programme brings together Lebanese green start-ups and investors

The second edition of the ‘green start-up meet investors’ pitching event in Lebanon was held on the occasion of World Environment Day which is celebrated on June 5th of every year, thanks to a common effort of the SwitchMed programme, the Delegation of the EU in Lebanon and Fondation Diane. Check out our lucky winner!

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Switcher of the Month

Switcher of the Month

Our Switcher of the month in June 2018 is The Chain Effect, a Beirut-based cycling mobility NGO which promotes and facilitates cycling as a sustainable means of transport in Beirut through street art, community projects, public interventions and mass cycling events. The bike-unfriendly reputation of Lebanon is changing thanks to the effort of its growing pro-cycling graffiti artists.

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