Good practices
Национална информационна система за отпадъци (НИСО)
NWIS provides access to electronic services such as public registers, as well as for reporting of obligated persons according to Ordinance № 1 of 04.06.2014 on the procedure and templates for providing information on waste activities, as well as the procedure for keeping public registers
Website containing complete and up-to-date information on the types of household waste and how and where to dispose of, transfer and collect them in an environmentally friendly way, which allows them to be turned into secondary raw materials.
Библиотека на нещата
Library of Things is on a mission to make borrowing better than buying. Why buy when you can borrow? Library of Things helps you save money and reduce waste by affordably renting out useful Things like drills, sound systems and sewing machines from local spaces. You can also learn skills like DIY and repair.
OLIO connects neighbours with each other and with local businesses so surplus food can be shared, not thrown away. This could be food nearing its sell-by date in local stores, spare home-grown vegetables, bread from your baker, or the groceries in your fridge when you go away. For your convenience, OLIO can also be used for non-food household items too.
WEEE4FUTURE aims to encourage and support more people to return their old electrical appliances for recycling, thus using the valuable materials contained in them. Unnecessary appliances contain valuable materials such as copper, aluminum, steel and gold, which can be recycled and used for new products.
The REDUCES project aims to identify the best business models in six European regions and to study and assess their impact on climate and sustainable development. The project covers: Southwest Finland, Valencia (Spain), Manchester (UK), Utrecht (Netherlands), Maramures (Romania) and Bulgaria.
What is ShareWaste? We connect people who wish to recycle their food scraps and other organics with their neighbours who are already composting, worm-farming or keep farm animals. Now you can divert organic material from landfill while getting to know the people around you!
SWAN – An innovative information platform that connects the industrial sectors or waste producers (municipalities) at the level of region, country and Balkan region in order to recycle through their sale as raw material to other industrial sectors or enterprises.
Campaigns „Return your old air conditioner and get a new one“, „Return your old refrigerator and get a new one“
Билла България - Кампания Купи и дари
The “Buy and Donate” campaign aims to help young people with mental retardation, sick and lonely elderly people, single mothers with many children, people with serious illnesses and disadvantaged people. In each BILLA store, in the checkout area, customers can find a shopping cart marked with the campaign logo, in which they can donate durable groceries purchased from the store. The collected products are delivered to the local structures of the Bulgarian Red Cross.
Лидл България

Safe the food is an initiative of Lidl Bulgaria. The place of food is on the table, not the garbage, so we work actively to reduce food waste and take concrete action every day.

Балбок - Система за разделно събиране на опасни отпадъци
Separate collection of hazardous household waste on request or in mobile collection point once a month. Expired medicines are collected in the mobile collection point only.
Храна за земята - Добро за всички
The project “Food for the Earth – good for all” is a community project led by the Association for sustainable practices “Our neighbourhood”. The association was founded on the initiative of the community itself to increase environmental knowledge, awareness and commitment of the community on these topics.
“Recycling school. Teachers of Pure Nature “is a platform for professional use by teachers of students from 1st to 12th grade. The platform provides training materials related to the topics of separate waste collection, recycling and other recovery, environmental protection and sustainable development.
Елтехресурс АД
Eltechresource Ltd has the necessary material and technical base and a developed network of operators and representative offices throughout the country and offers full participation in the process of recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipment. For the territory of Sofia Municipality, there is an organized schedule, according to which mobile teams transport old electrical appliances ordered by the citizens.
Еуратек Оказион Шкода
Euratec Occasion offers used cars with a service history. Buying a used car is easy and safe, with the possibility of leasing.
Фондация Корен
Project of the Foundation “Koren”, with the main partner Sofia Municipality – Slatina Region and a partner – Sofia Tech Park Ltd, implemented with the financial support of the Europe 2020 Program of Sofia Municipality. The joint project “First steps to create a system for shared composting and growing edible plants in urban environments” aims to create and provide access to European models of such systems.
Българска хранителна банка
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.
Каритас София
CARITAS SOFIA – voice and example of the Social teaching of the Catholic Church. Caritas Sofia exclusively focused on providing urgent humanitarian aid to help people survive the heavy economic crisis. 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.
The company’s products replace solid wood and thus contribute to the sparing environmentally friendly use, reducing the pressure on old forests, and the products are characterized by a negative carbon footprint.