Public Sector

# Title Activities
1 Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development
2 Ministry of Nature Protection Hazardous Substances and Waste Policy DivisionWaste and Atmosphere Emissions Management Agency
3 Ministry of Health Health Inspection Body
4 Ministry of Agriculture Department of Land Use and Melioration 
Food Security Division
Agrochemical Service SNCO
5 Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources Water Committee
6 Ministry of Emergency Situations Rescue Service Radiation, Chemical and Biological Monitoring Unit (ARM)
Service of the Hydrometeorology and Active Influence on Atmospheric Phenomena SNCO
7 Ministry of Education and Science Science Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science
8 Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body
9 Environmental Monitoring and Information Center SNCO (ARM)
Department for Waste Registration, Classification and Technology Examination
10 Center of Expertise for Environmental Impact Assessment SNCO (ARM)
11 Center for Ecological-Nooshpere Studies National Academy of Sciences
12 Yerevan Municipality Communal Services


Private Sector

# Title Activities 
1 AM-ESKA The company recycles old tires, oils, filters, etc.
2 Apaga The organization’s customers will be able to order pickups for their waste to be recycled. The customers will receive a coupon in return, with which they will be able to get discounts in partner shops, restaurants, cafes and so on.
3 Armenian Molybdenum Production
The company specializes in the recycling of the petrochemical industry’s molybdenum-containing catalysts to extract from them molybdenum
4 Aroghj Sunk The company recycles poultry manure and cigarettes
5 ATMS Solutions
The company provides consulting services to organizations to upgrade environmental, social and energetic productivity
6 Cleanland The company recycles plastic and paper (the processing is limited to shredding into flakes and washing)
7 Ecoprotect
The company specializes in liquidation and utilization of clinical waste, other medical waste and contaminated food products of animal origin.
8 Edmet
The company specializes in the storage of lead batteries(for future export)
9 Ekologia V.H.K.
The company specializes in the destruction of biological waste
10 Graphene-Shin The company recycles crumb-rubber waste
11 Metexim
The company specializes in the collection, preservation, and transportation acid batteries, exportation of metal scraps and has its metal collection places throughout Armenia. They also have non-ferrous metal foundries.
12 Noyan
The Company has been using waste recycling and waste management practice for a considerable period of time. The organic waste that we obtain during fruit and vegetable production is composted and used as an organic fertilizer for our agricultural lands thus providing a closed production cycle.
The Armenian-Norwegian joint venture harvests nutrient values from recycling organic industrial resources, to produce a variety of high-quality fertilizers and soil enhancers
14 Proper Company
The company converts waste plastic materials into commercially viable products
15 Rusal Armenal
The company saves the aluminum dross generated at the process of foil production until it is transported to specialized state polygon. Also, the company plans to save used mercury lamps and thermometers, lead accumulators, various oils etc.
16 Shimizu Corporation
The Japanese company installed a biogas harvesting system in the Nubarashen dumpsite covering 7.5 ha of land in 2009. The collected biogas is flamed. No energy is produced. The total amount of reduced carbon dioxide emissions is more than 100,000 tonnes.
17 Starlight Chemicals
The company specializes in the collection and export of plastic, rubber and metal scraps.
18 Vazgen Abgaryan The company recycles paper.


Civil Society

# Title Activities 
1 Armenian Environmental Front Civil Initiative
The purpose of AEF is the protection of the environment, as well as ensuring social justice through harmonious development with nature. For realizing these goals, AEF oversees the work of governmental bodies that are responsible for the protection and recovery of nature.
2 Armenian Environmental Network
The organization aims to facilitate tangible contributions to Armenia’s sustainable development by increasing awareness of and supporting solutions to environmental issues in Armenia.
3 Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment NGO
The organization conducts research, laboratory studies and monitoring in the sphere of pesticides, particularly POPs in order to find their impact on human health.
4 “Armenia Tree Project” Foundation
The organization based in Woburn and Yerevan conducts vitally important environmental projects in Armenia’s cities and villages and seeks support in advancing its reforestation mission.
5 Eco aghb Civil Initiative
The organization systematizes the sorting of waste and send to recyclers.
6 Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets
The organization initiates events to raise awareness in the spheres of environment and waste as well as organizes recycling projects. Due to these projects, the petals of the flowers laid at the Genocide Memorial are used to derive compost and the stems – to make handmade recycled paper.
7 Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development of Communities” NGO
The organization organizes solid waste separation in different state agencies and educational institutions to send the waste for recycling.
8 Maqur Goris NGO The organization recycles plastic.
9 Urban Foundation for Sustainable Development
The Foundation’s mission is to promote the sustainable and harmonic development of Armenian communities through fostering local democracy, improving quality of life and developing regional collaboration. The organization built a facility in Kapan producing construction materials from recycled plastic waste.


Civil Media Initiatives

# Title Activities 
1 Ecolur – Environmental News Website “EcoLur” is an informational resource and provides information to the public through web site throw EcoLur Network, and through and Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube social networks.
2 Fact Investigation Platform ( is an independent fact-checking media founded by “Union of Informed Citizens” consulting NGO. The main goal of is to disclose the information published by officials, official bodies, and the media.
3 EcoNews (ARM) “” highlights the global and local environmental problems and challenges.
4 Hetq Online Published by the Association of Investigative Journalists NGO, Hetq Online covers a wide range of issues in Armenia and the region.


Cross-sectoral Initiatives

# Title Activities  Year
1 Government and International Development Association of World Bank “Transaction Advisory Support for PPP for Solid Waste Management for Yerevan City” Grant Providing Project 2009
2 Ministry of Urban Development and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Environmental and Social Research Grant for Kotayk Solid Waste Management Project (2011). Activities were confirmed between the Ministry and EBRD in 2014. 2011
3 OSCE Office in Yerevan and RA Ministry of Emergency Situations Research on the pollution rate of obsolete pesticide stockpiles and persistent organic pollutants and their effect on the environment in Nubarashen toxic burial site 2011
4 RA Government, Asian Development Bank and Yerevan Municipality Creation of Urban Development Investment Program Implementation Office, which realizes the Sustainable Urban Development Investment Program with funds provided by Asian Development Bank. One of the programs is Yerevan Solid Waste Management Plan 2013
5 UNDP and Ministry of Nature Protection Program for the elimination of obsolete pesticide stockpiles and solutions for areas contaminated with POPs 2015
6 Yerevan Municipality, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank, European Neighbourhood Investment Tool, Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P) Solid Waste Management Program in Yerevan 2015
7 Ministry of Nature Protection, UNECE, Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus) Joint initiative on the Strategic Environmental Assessment for Solid Waste Management Sector in Armenia within the Framework of the Greening Economies in the European Union’s Eastern Partnership Countries Project(EaP GREEN) 2016
8 Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development, German Development Bank (KFW) Vanadzor Solid Waste Management Project 2017
9 UNIDO, Ministry of Nature Protection, Global Environment Facility Project of building municipal waste sorting facility near the landfill in Ararat Marz 2018


Educational Sector

# Title
1 American University of Armenia Acopian Center for the Environment
2 Armenian National Agrarian University
4 Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex
6 Yerevan State Medical University
8 Yerevan State University – The Faculty of Geography and Geology