Directorate General “Operational Programme Environment” in the Ministry of Environment and Water is the managing authority of the Operational Programme “Environment 2014-2020”. The Programme is focused on water supply and sewage infrastructure, waste management, management of areas of Natura 2000, biodiversity protection, flood protection & landslide prevention, improvement of air quality.
28 pilot demonstration projects for the circular economy have been financed in 2020.
The Executive Environment Agency (EEA) is an administration under the Minister of Environment and Water for the implementation of management, coordinating and information functions regarding the control and protection of the environment in Bulgaria.
Holders of good practice National Waste Information System (NWIS).
Sofia Municipality is an administrative-territorial unit, which also has the status of a province (Sofia City Province).
Holders of good practice NO WASTE.
Library of Things Ltd is a company registered England and Wales. Library of Things is on a mission to make borrowing better than buying and to help people and Earth.
Holders of good practice Library of Things.
OLIO company founded in 2015 connects neighbours with each other and with local businesses so surplus food can be shared, not thrown away.
Holders of good practice OLIO.
Sofies is an international sustainability project management and consulting firm, created in Geneva in 2008 by Professor Suren Erkman as well as by David Rochat and Benoit Charrière.
Holders of good practice WEEE4Future.
EURO – PERSPECTIVES FOUNDATION is a non-profit non-governmental organization registered under the Non-Profit Legal Entities for Public Benefit Act in 2008. Its mission is to support sustainable development in Europe and to strengthen the European integration of the Western Balkans by striving to be a centre for training and education, the exchange of information and experience and the development of sustainable development policies.
Participants in good practice REDUCES.
As an independent higher school, the University of Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski” (MGU St. Ivan Rilski) has existed since June 10, 1953, according to Decree № 231 of June 10, 1953, of the Presidium of the National Assembly.
MGU “St. Ivan Rilski” is the only higher school in Bulgaria, which for almost seven decades, has been providing high-quality education in the fields of research, production and processing of mineral and energy raw materials.
Participants in good practice REDUCES.
The Bulgarian Industrial Association – Union of the Bulgarian Business (BIA) is a non-governmental organization, established on April 25th, 1980. During its 40 years of history, BIA has proved itself as one of the leading partners of the state in defining the economic policy.
Participants in good practice SWAN.
The project Share Waste has been created by Eli and Tomas, a married couple from Newtown, Sydney. The project helps connect people who wish to recycle their food scraps and other organics with their neighbours who are already composting, worm-farming or keeping farm animals.
Holders of good practice Share Waste.
BalBok Engineering Co. is a joint-stock company established to implement the best world practices in waste management and develop new methods and technologies for waste licensed for hazardous waste treatment.
Holders of good practice Collection of hazardous household waste in Sofia municipality.
Technomarket is a chain of hypermarkets for electrical and eletronic equipment, owned by the company Technomarket Bulgaria Ltd.
Holders of good practice Old for new.
Billa Bulgaria Ltd is a Bulgarian retail company based in Sofia. Billa Bulgaria operates the BILLA supermarket chain on the territory of Bulgaria. The company is owned by the German conglomerate REWE Group, through its Austrian subsidiary REWE International AG.
Holders of good practice Buy and donate.
ECOPACK Bulgaria is a producer responsibility organization for packaging waste. The company has been established in 2004 by 18 leading Bulgarian and international companies.
Holders of good practice Recycling school. Teachers for clean nature.
BULECOPACK is a producer responsibility organization for packaging waste which every year easily proves the fulfillment of the goals for separate collection and recycling of its members before the minister of environment and water.
Holders of good practice Green thinking.
ECOBULPACK is a group of companies in the field of separate collection, pre-treatment and recovery of packaging waste and mixed household waste.
ECOBATTERY is a producer responsibility organization for used batteries and accumulators. Through a well-organized and working system, Ecobattery enables manufacturers and persons who place batteries and accumulators on the market to fulfill their obligations under the Waste Management Act.
Holders of good practice Transportation of used batteries and accumulators.
ELTECHRESOURCE is a producer responsibility organization for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). Through a well-organized and efficient system, Eltechresource enables producers and persons who place EEE on the market to fulfill their obligations under the Waste Management Act.
Holders of good practice WEEE collection from households.
PRINTING HOUSE EAST – VARNA Ltd was founded on the 17th of March 2009 for printing activity.
Holders of good practice TexCycle.
Texaid Bulgaria is one of the leaders in the second-hand clothing market in Bulgaria. The company is 100% owned by TEXAID Textilverwertungs – AG, Switzerland.
It retails consumer goods that are admitted to the public market, including industrial and food products.
Holders of good practice Save food.
The Association for sustainable Practices “Our neighborhood” was founded on the initiative of the community itself with the goal to increase the ecological knowledge, awareness and engagement of the community regarding these topics.
Holders of good practice Food for the Earth – good for all.
The Bulgarian-Czech company Euratec Ltd started its activity in 1992. The company provides sales and service of Skoda vehicles and spare parts for them.
Holders of good practice Choose and buy used vehicles.
KOREN Foundation shares the mission to find a place for nature in cities and to contribute to the development of a new sustainable culture in Bulgaria and globally.
Holders of good practice Share composting.

Bulgarian Food Bank (BFB) collects and stores donated food products with a short shelf life and distributes them to people in need. BFB works with over 140 producers and traders to help them share the food they don’t need.
Holders of good practice Give the food a hand.

CARITAS SOFIA is the largest charity organization of the Catholic Apostolic Exarchate in Bulgaria.. Caritas Sofia, assist the most vulnerable members of the society in finding their way to dignity and justice regardless of their religious beliefs, race, gender and other differences.
Holders of good practice We need your help.
Kronospan Bulgaria is a leading manufacturer of wood board materials, which offers a wide range of products for the furniture industry, construction sector and „Do it yourself“ (DIY). Over the years, the company has proven to be a reliable partner to all key furniture manufacturers and retailers not only in the country but also abroad, supplying products with a wide range of applications – from flooring and furniture to prefabricated wooden houses. Kronospan has been operating on the territory of Bulgaria since 1997 and currently manages two plants in Burgas and Veliko Tarnovo. A distribution centre and a site for the collection and treatment of wood waste have been built in Sofia.
Holders of good practice Recycling of wood waste.

The Plovdiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry /PCCI/ – works in the unified system of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Sofia. The PCCI is one of the regional chambers of commerce and industry country and second in size and importance after the BCCI-Sofia. This is the largest system of business associations in Bulgaria with a long history, traditions and place in supporting the Bulgarian business and economy.