Published on November 21, 2007
Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova: Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova President - Mrs. Svetlana Leu MD-2005, Republic of Moldova, Chisinau, Hijdeu str., 124, of. 20, Tel / fax +3732 227114 URL: http://www.iatp.md/cppi/ E-mail: [email protected] CENTER FOR PREVENTION OF INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova: Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova ESTABLISHMENT Center for Prevention of Industrial Pollution (CPPI) was established in June 1999. CPPI is an independent non-profit organization with the legal status of civic association. The organization was created by the chartered engineers, past training under the «Cleaner Production» program , carried out by the Russian-Norwegian Center «Cleaner Production» (RNCPC) in 1996-1997. Center has know-how in the field of microbiologic processing of waste of a food-processing industry (meat processing, fish processing, brewing process), with obtaining of the vitamin-mineral alimentary components in a forage agricultural animal, and as well as for usage in a cosmetics industry (perfumery). The specialists of CPPI have designed the project: "Closed technological cycle development at a brewery by microbiological reprocessing of rinsing water and brewing grains ". The project has received endorsing and recognized WCPS (World Cleaner Production Society) to the conforming international standards and is 100 % “Cleaner Production” project. Within the framework of the program Center renders the practical help to firms in looking up the new technological solution in the field of environmental protection. For some firm the “Concepts of the projects” in following directions were already prepared: Energy Efficiency Decrease of consumption of water Waste Minimization Pollution prevention Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova: Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova MISSION The basic purposes of organization are: assistance in formation of progressive economic policy in ecology through realization of the programs of increasing professional level of the industrial enterprises managers; support of concrete and complex transformations in industry sector in order to save the energy resources and to reduce the harm to the environment; consolidation of private public organization activity in the country and abroad for the purpose of progress of both development of ideas and “Cleaner Production” principles; public activity in order to support the initiative and professional interests of the citizens in the field of environmental protection. Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova: Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova SERVICES training of the staff; development and implementation of the practical demonstration projects; information dissemination on Cleaner Production principles; consulting services for the enterprises; assistance in political dialogue among the representatives of the industry and policy makers on the improvement of management of the instruments of CP stimulation; assistance to the enterprises in creation of environment management system under ISO 14000 standards; Facilitation of communication between the enterprises and financial institutions in the country and abroad, rendering active support in financing of the CP projects and assistance in their implementation; financial engineering; development of the business -plans for the CP projects; advisory services on policy in CP for state bodies and local administration. Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova: Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova PARTNERS OECD Norwegian Society of Chartered Engineers (NIF) Norwegian Energy Efficiency Group (NEEG) Russian-Norwegian Center “Cleaner Production” (Russia) Slovak Cleaner Production Center, Bratislava Pollution Prevention Centre , Bucharest (Romania) Informational Resource Center of Informational Service of Embassy of USA in Moldova Scientific-production company “Biolant” (Russia) (development and implementation of technologies for Microbiological reprocessing of environment polluting industrial enterprises wastes). Biotechnical Center (Latvia) Ministry of Environment and Territorial Development, Republic of Moldova Ministry of Industry and Energy, Republic of Moldova Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova: Cleaner production in the Republic of Moldova ACTIVITIES Since July, 1999 “Center for Prevention of Industrial Pollution” (CPPI), Ministry of Environment and Territorial Development and Ministry of Industry and Energy have jointed efforts in order to initiate the implementation of the international program “Cleaner Production”. 8 Chisinau companies (Саrmez, Lapte, Floare-Carpet, Fabrica de Drojdii din or. Chisinau, Avicola Roso, Agroconservit, CET-1, Piele) initiated the implementation of the “Cleaner Production” principles. Their representatives have followed a training program, carried out by Center (CPPI) in cooperation with Russian-Norwegian Center “Cleaner Production”. The graduates of the training programme have received a Professional Development Certificate in Environmental Management and Cleaner Production in Industry (WCPS). PUBLICATIONS “Pollution Prevention pays” (Economic review, November 1999); “Cleaner Production in Moldova - the first steps.” (brochure, November 2000).