Athens

Greece
Mayor Georgios Kaminis, Elected 2014

Case Studies

Athens’ Operational Programme for the next five years sets the long-term strategy objectives of the City. The Greener and Cooler City project aims to address one of the city’s main priorities: the improvement of basic environmental parameters and of the quality of life for all residents.

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Athens Biowaste Programme

April 12, 2016 Athens

European and National Legislation aim to divert biodegradable municipal waste from landfills and require separate collection and treatment of biowaste. Despite the fact that this has been a common practice in some European countries – until recently, no Greek city had developed such a system. Biowaste separation at the source was applied for the first time in Greece in 2013, within the City of Athens.

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