Programme: CBC SRB-MNE 2014-2020
Call for Proposals: 1st
Application No: 85-18
Contract No. 48-00-00047/2016-28-2 signed on 29/12/2018
Project Title: Rehabilitation of illegal waste on the river Lim and rising awareness of its harmfulness
Specific objective of the Programme: 2.2: Protection of nature resources
Programmes’ result: 1: Better awareness
Project budget: Total contract amount (€): Contracted amount

EU (€)


% of total contract amount:

157.033,32 133.478,32


Beneficiaries of funds: Lead applicant: Co-applicants:
Municipality of Bijelo Polje, Secretariat for Rural and Sustainable Development SRB:

  • Municipality of Priboj
  • PUC Usluga Priboj


  • Euromost, Bijelo Polje
Location of the action: SRB: MNE:
Municipality of Priboj Municipality of Bijelo Polje
Target groups: The target group of the project are citizens of the municipalities of Bijelo Polje and Priboj, who live near illegal garbage dumps in along the course of the river Lim that will be cleaned during project implementation. Around 10000 people from these municipalities will be covered by project activities as a target group, because their health has been directly endangered by illegal dumps.
Commencement date and project duration: 30/12/2018-29/02/2020, 14 months
Overall objective: To contribute to the protection of life environment by removing illegal garbage dumps, establishing of monitoring system and raising the awareness of people about correct waste disposal
Specific objective(s):
  1. To establish sustainable model of environment protection by removing 12 illegal garbage dumps (at least 50 tonnes of garbage), and establishing of 4 monitoring systems for protection of areas for the period of twelve months.
  2. To provide conditions for change in habits of local populations in the 2 target municipalities through raising their awareness about correct disposal of waste within the period of 12 months.
Estimated results: R1.1 – 12 illegal garbage dumps in Serbia and Montenegro – 6 in Serbia (at least 20 tonnes of garbage) and 6 in Montenegro (at least 30 tonnes of garbage) cleaned up and closed within the period of twelve months.

R1.2 – System of project sustainability aimed at prevention of repeated waste disposal established through monitoring system (video surveillance) and placing of physical obstacles at 6 locations in Serbia and six in Montenegro within 12 months.  

R1.3 – 6 areas in Serbia and 6 in Montenegro afforested and re-greened for the period of twelve months. 

SO 2.

R2.1 – 25% of local population familiarised with the regular ways of waste disposal within the period of twelve months

R2.2 – 4 green SOS hotlines established; 1 in Serbia and 3 in Montenegro within the period of twelve months

Main activities

(in relation to the estimated results of the action):

  1. Familiarising of Local Self-Governments, Public Utility Companies and Utility Services Border Police from Montenegro and Serbia with Project Activities
  2. Selection of Illegal Dumps for Cleaning Up
  3. Cleaning up of Illegal Garbage
  4. Closing of Illegal Garbage Dumps
  5. Land Afforestation  and Establishment of “Nature Parks”
  6. Installation of Video Surveillance Equipment
  7. Establishment of Green SOS Hotlines
  8. Survey
  9. Analysis of the survey Campaign