On 15 January, 2021, AmCham Armenia Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Committee 1st Meeting on Sustainable Waste Management took place at the Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan. The Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure, AmCham Members, AmCham Partners, and the AmCham Executive Team, reviewed and evaluated the Armenia Marketplace Sustainable Waste management assessment proposals from 4 different agencies. The Assessment study is to support the adoption of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) systems in Armenia, through identifying and proposing the best case scenarios most suitable for Armenia.
The participants discussed all 4 agency proposals and selected the top two proposals which were winning, in terms in terms of experts, overall project implementation and action plan details, for further consideration. The selected Proposals will pass to the next stage where the committee will choose the winner, based on the availability of funds. The Assessment project will be funded by the Armenia Business Community members as well as the Team is seeking international donors support opportunities.
Representatives of the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure AmCham Members and Partners participated in the meeting:
Ms. Lusine Avetisyan, Ministry of Environment, Ms. Meri Harutyunyan, Ministry of Environment, Mr. Davit Shindyan, Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure, Ms. Elina Makaryan, Coca-Cola Երջանկության գործարան and Mr. Karen Garaseferyan, JTI Armenia, who also represent the AmCham Board at the Committee, Mr. Harutyun Alpetyan, American University of Armenia, Ms. Tatev Haroyan, American University of Armenia, Ms. Irina Chaltikyan, McCann Yerevan, Mr. Armen Martirosyan, Antares Media Holding, Ms. Anahit Tunyan, Coca-Cola Երջանկության գործարան, Ms. Lusine Mnatsakanyan, Coca-Cola Երջանկության գործարան , Ms. Naira Manoukyan, Armenian British Business Chamber, Ms. Susanna Hayrapetyan, UMBA, Ms. Maria Sahakyan, Jermuk Group, Mr. Gurgen Narimanyan, Pepsi Armenia.