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LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance TECHNICAL APPLICATION FORMS

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LIFE+ 2013

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance project application


Language of the proposal: English (en) Project title: Community Composting in a pilot area for waste prevention Project acronym: LIFE Co.Compost The project will be implemented in the following Member State(s): Italy Lombardia Expected start date: 01/07/2014 Expected end date: 30/06/2017

LIST OF BENEFICIARIES
Name of the coordinating beneficiary:
Ambiente Italia Srl

Name of the associated beneficiary:

Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane

Name of the associated beneficiary:

Garda Uno SpA

Name of the associated beneficiary:

Comune di Gardone Riviera

LIST OF CO-FINANCIERS
Name of the co-financier: C.A.R.G. - Consorzio Alberghi Riviera del Garda

PROJECT BUDGET AND REQUESTED EU FUNDING


Total project budget: Total eligible project budget: EU financial contribution requested: 1,237,823 Euro 1,100,323 Euro 550,160 Euro (= 50.00% of total eligible budget)

PROJECT POLICY AREA


Waste and Natural Resources

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Coordinating Beneficiary Profile Information


Legal Name Ambiente Italia Srl

Short Name VAT No Legal Registration No Registration Date

AMBIT 11560560150 11560560150 19/02/1996

Legal Status Public body Private commercial Private non- commercial

Legal address of the Coordinating Beneficiary


Street Name and No Post Code Town / City Member State via Carlo Poerio 39 20129 Milano Italy PO Box

Coordinating Beneficiary contact person information


Title Surname First Name E-mail address Department / Service Street Name and No Post Code Town / City Member State Telephone No via Carlo Poerio 39 20129 Milano Italy 0227744231 Fax No PO Box Mr Bono Lorenzo lorenzo.bono@ambienteitalia.it Function Senior researcher

Website of the Coordinating Beneficiary


Website http://www.ambienteitalia.it

Brief description of the Coordinating Beneficiary's activities and experience in the area of the proposal
Ambiente Italia is a leader group in Italy and Europe in research and consulting, operating in environmental analysis, planning and design, leading training courses and managing communication campaigns. Ambiente Italia has completed more than 1.100 assignments for a number of Local Authorities, EU institutions, Italian Public Administrations and Agencies, research institutes, Universities, as well as for many private businesses. Ambiente Italia has a long and wide experience in managing EU funded projects, with particular reference to the implementation of innovative and demonstrative pilot actions and the exploitation of project results through dissemination activities at National and European level. Ambiente Italia, in partnership with Local Authorities, Ministers, Public Agencies and Research Bodies, has implemented over 80 studies and projects that have been co-funded with European funds. Ambiente Italia has also a specific expertise in waste management: as technical consultant for Local Authorities and other public and private entities, it has realised more than 60 Waste Management Plans and studies for waste reduction and prevention. Among these studies the Prevention Plan for Firenze Province, the support given to the Livorno Province for the development of a Communication Campaign addressed to large-scale retailers and preparatory actions that have recently allowed for the assignment of European co-funding for the following projects: LIFE+ WASTELESS IN CHIANTI (http://www.wasteless-in-chianti.it/eng/index.aspx), INTERREG - RES MAR (http://www.res-mar.eu/it/progetti/presentazione.php?progetto= d), LIFE+ NO.WA (http://nowaste.comune.re.it/). These projects are producing very significant results, particularly in terms of designing waste prevention tools (waste-less label for tourism facilities, schools, restaurants, retailers, fairs and public initiatives, offices; guidelines for setting up reuse centres) and related communication Page 3 of 91

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ASSOCIATED BENEFICIARY PROFILE Associated Beneficiary profile information

Legal Name

Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane

Short Name VAT No Legal Registration No Registration Date

CA21L null 79 24/07/2003

Legal Status Public body Private commercial Private non- commercial

Legal address of the Coordinating Beneficiary


Street Name and No Post Code Member State Viale Martiri della Libert 34 IT-41121 Italy Town / City Modena PO Box null

Legal address of the Associated Beneficiary


Website http://www.a21italy.it

Brief description of the Associated Beneficiary's activities and experience in the area of the proposal
The Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane (Italian Local Agendas 21 Association) is an association set up in 1999 to spread Local Agenda 21 and promote sustainable development models and whose members are Local authorities and regions very active in these issues. The Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane is a very consolidated network that currently counts 490 members made up of 343 Municipalities, 43 Provinces, 12 Regions, 27 between Local Authorities Consortium, Mountain Communities and Natural areas, 65 supporters from the private sector. With regard to italian and european projects, the association has a good expertise in organising and managing networking projects and its also able to involve and mobilise a large number of local authorities, both as testers/reviewers of the projects products during their development, and as final users during the dissemination/communication activities. The association has several Working Groups focusing on : Local Agenda 21 for Kyoto; Sustainable Cities; LA21 in small and medium-sized towns and cities; Education to Sustainable Development; Green Public Procurement; Sustainable Mobility; EMAS and Agenda 21; LA21 in Mountain areas; Local environmental accountings and Reporting; Sustainable Tourism; Bike Offices; LA21 and Water Management; Waste Recycling; Landscape, biodiversity and participation, Agenda 21 and Sport. One of the main aim of the association is to set up information campaigns on raising awareness of local and national policy-makers on issues such as climate change and sustainability issues in order for them to become promoters of proper and efficient policies and to stimulate local stakeholders. To this purpose, the Coordinamento has several established communication channels such as organization of events, seminars, training sessions, conferences, a daily updated website, a weekly e-newsletter, articles on thematic magazines, participation at national and international events and trade fairs.

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ASSOCIATED BENEFICIARY PROFILE Associated Beneficiary profile information

Legal Name

Garda Uno SpA

Short Name VAT No Legal Registration No Registration Date

GARDAUNO 00726790983 87007530170 25/03/1994

Legal Status Public body Private commercial Private non- commercial

Legal address of the Coordinating Beneficiary


Street Name and No Post Code Member State Via Italo Barbieri n. 20 25080 Italy Town / City Padenghe del Garda PO Box null

Legal address of the Associated Beneficiary


Website http://www.gardauno.it/

Brief description of the Associated Beneficiary's activities and experience in the area of the proposal
Consorzio Garda Uno is the utility which is responsible for the collection and management of municipal and industrial waste produced in the 23 municipalities (including Gardone Riviera) of the Garda Bresciano Area. The waste separated collection system has been organized both with street garbage bins and door to door collection. The Consorzio Garda 1 collect each year

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ASSOCIATED BENEFICIARY PROFILE Associated Beneficiary profile information

Legal Name

Comune di Gardone Riviera

Short Name VAT No Legal Registration No Registration Date

GARDONE 00557820982 00368800173 null

Legal Status Public body Private commercial Private non- commercial

Legal address of the Coordinating Beneficiary


Street Name and No Post Code Member State Piazza Scarpetta 1 25083 Italy Town / City Gardone Riviera PO Box null

Legal address of the Associated Beneficiary


Website http://www.comune.gardoneriviera.bs.it/

Brief description of the Associated Beneficiary's activities and experience in the area of the proposal
Gardone Riviera is a municipality of 2.713 inhabitants of the Province of Brescia which is set on the Garda Lake, one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations. Moreover, one of the most interesting tourist attractions on the entire Garda Lake the Il Vittoriale degli Italiani is located in Gardone Riviera. The touristic flows are very high: in 2010 the registered overnight stays were 190.000, and they were mainly concentrated in the summer period. In Gardone Riviera there are 30 hotels having 1.812 bed places. Due to these touristic flows, the per capita waste production is very high: about 830 kg/inh (55% higher than the Italian average value). In 2012 the amount of municipal waste produced was about 2.310 tonnes, and the separated collection rate was 31,6%. A new door to door collection system is going to be implemented, in order to reach the 2016 provincial target of 65%.

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OTHER PROPOSALS SUBMITTED FOR EUROPEAN UNION FUNDING

Please answer each of the following questions: Have you or any of your associated beneficiaries already benefited from previous LIFE cofinancing? (please cite LIFE project reference number, title, year, amount of the co-financing, duration, name(s) of coordinating beneficiary and/or partners involved): AMBIENTE ITALIA LIFE99 ENV/IT/000097 Enerwood - Environmental restoration of woods in Veneto region mountain areas Year: 1999 LIFE contribution: 364,357.76 ; 22/11/1999-22/11/2002 Coordinator: Azienda Regionale delle Foreste del Veneto Partner: Ambiente Italia LIFE00 ENV/IT/000167 MED-COASTS S-T - Strategies and Tools Toward Sustainable Tourism in Mediterranean Coastal Areas Year: 2000 LIFE contribution: 559,200.00 30/11/2000-31/10/2003 Coordinator: Provincia di Rimini Partner: Ambiente Italia LIFE04 ENV/IT/000494 AGEMAS - Integration of Agenda 21 and EMAS in a wide area with relevant ecological value Year: 2004 LIFE contribution: 350,252.00 01/04/2004-31/03/2007 Parco Nazionale Dolomiti Bellunesi Partner: Ambiente Italia LIFE04 ENV/IT/000526 SENOMI - Sustainable EMAS North Milan

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - A7 Year: 2004 LIFE contribution: 500,000.00 01/10/2004-30/09/2006 Coordinator: MILANO METROPOLI Agenzia di Sviluppo Partner: Ambiente Italia LIFE07 ENV/FIN/000138; CHAMP - Climate Change Response through Managing Urban Europe-27 Platform Year: 2007 LIFE contribution: 1,014,841.00 01/01/2009-30/04/2012 Coordinator: The Union of Baltic Cities (UBC) Partners: Ambiente Italia; Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane LIFE07 ENV/IT/000515 E.C.C.E.L.S.A. - Environmental Compliance based on Cluster Experiences and Local Sme-oriented Approaches Year: 2007 LIFE contribution; 798,874.00 01/01/2009-31/12/2011 Coordinator: Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant'Anna Partner: Ambiente Italia LIFE08 INF/IT/000308 WATACLIC - Water against climate change. Sustainable water management in urban areas Year: 2008 01/01/2010-31/12/2012 LIFE contribution: 383,772.00 Coordinator: Ambiente Italia LIFE09 ENV/IT/000105 ETA-BETA - Environmental Technologies Adopted by small Businesses Year: 2009 LIFE contribution: 975,250.00 Page 13 of 91

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01/09/2010-30/04/2013 Coordinator: Milano Metropoli-Agenzia per la Promozione e lo Sviluppo Sostenibile dell'Area Metropolitana di Milano S.p.A. Partner: Ambiente Italia LIFE09 ENV/IT/000068 WASTE-LESS in CHIANTI - Waste Prevention and Reduction in the Chianti Territory Year: 2009 LIFE contribution: 504,671.00 01/09/2010-31/12/2013 Coordinator: Provincia di Firenze Partner: Ambiente Italia LIFE10 ENV/IT/000307 NO.WA - NO WASTE Year: 2010 LIFE contribution: 724,832.00 01/01/2012-31/12/2014 Coordinator: Comune di Reggio Emilia Partner: Ambiente Italia LIFE10 ENV/IT/000423 B.R.A.V.E. - Better Regulation Aimed at Valorising Emas Year: 2010 LIFE contribution: 1,109,842.00 01/10/2011-01/01/2015 Coordinator: Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento SantAnna Partner: Ambiente Italia LIFE11 ENV/IT/000119 BLUE AP - BLUE AP - Bologna Local Urban Environment Adaptation Plan for a Resilient City Year: 2011 LIFE contribution; 493,024.00 Page 14 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - A7 01/10/2012-30/09/2015 Coordinator: Comune di Bologna Partner:Ambiente Italia COORDINAMENTO AGENDE 21 LOCALI ITALIANE LIFE05 ENV/IT/000808 Title: IDEMS Integration and development of Environmental Management Systems Year: 2005 Amount of co-financing: 10.000,00 Duration: 30 months Coordinating beneficiary: City of Ravenna Partner: Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane Life 07 ENV/IT/000357 Title: LACRE Local Alliance for Climate Responsibility Year: 2007 Amount of co-financing: 13.708,00 Duration: 24 months Coordinating beneficiary:Provincia di Livorno Partner: Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane Life07 INF/IT/000410 Title: GPPinfoNET The Green Public Procurement Information Network Year: 2007 Amount of co-financing: 15.000,00 Duration: 36 mesi Coordinating beneficiary: Provincia di Cremona Partner: Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane LIFE10 ENV/IT/331 Title: HIA21 - Valutazione partecipata degli impatti sanitari, ambientali e socioeconomici derivanti dal trattamento di rifiuti urbani Page 15 of 91

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Year: 2010 Amount of co-financing: 60.000, 00 Duration: 40 mesi Coordinating beneficiary: CNR Istituto di Fisiologia clinica Pisa; Partner:Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane

Have you or any of the associated beneficiaries submitted any actions related directly or indirectly to this project to other European Union financial instruments? To whom? When and with what results? Neither the Coordinating Beneficiary nor any of the Associated Beneficiaries have submitted any action related directly or indirectly to this project to other EU financial instrument

For those actions which fall within the eligibility criteria for financing through other European Union financial instruments, please explain in full detail why you consider that those actions nevertheless do not fall within the main scope of the instrument(s) in question and are therefore included in the current project. The LIFE+ call Environment Policy & Governance is the most suitable programme for financing the proposed actions since it is the only Community financial instrument which has a priority area specifically focused on Awareness-raising and training concerning implementation, application and enforcement of EU waste legislation for local, regional and national authorities. Establishment of installations in Member States, including all necessary preparatory and supportive measures, in order to ensure an integrated and adequate network of waste disposal installations and of installations for the recovery of mixed municipal waste as required by Article 16 of Directive 2008/98/EC on waste (the EU waste framework directive). Development, monitoring and implementation of waste management plans, waste prevention programmes and measures to encourage the application of the waste hierarchy to be established and applied under the new EU waste framework directive, in particular Articles 4, 28 and 29. As outlined in the Technical application forms, the proposal represents in fact a useful pilot action in line with the EU legislative and political framework related to waste management, as outlined in Form B2 of the technical part of the proposal, and it suits exactly also the 2013 National priorities for LIFE+, established by the Italian Minister, that at the Natural resources and Waste paragraph states b) promote waste prevention, recovery and recycling by focusing on an approach to the life cycle, ecodesign and development of recycling markets" and specifies in particular that the municipalities should "[...] increase the recycling of organic waste into compost andquality digestate".

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Part B - technical summary and overall context of the project

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SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT (Max. 3 pages; to be completed in English) Project title: Community Composting in a pilot area for waste prevention

Project objectives: The general project objective is to contribute to the effective implementation of European policies on waste prevention, considering in particular the following priorities of the LIFE+ 2013 Programme: Awareness-raising and training concerning implementation, application and enforcement of EU waste legislation for local, regional and national authorities. Establishment of installations in Member States, including all necessary preparatory and supportive measures, in order to ensure an integrated and adequate network of waste disposal installations and of installations for the recovery of mixed municipal waste as required by Article 16 of Directive 2008/98/EC on waste (the EU waste framework directive). Development, monitoring and implementation of waste management plans, waste prevention programmes and measures to encourage the application of the waste hierarchy to be established and applied under the new EU waste framework directive, in particular Articles 4, 28 and 29. The specific objectives are: to implement community composting in a pilot area renown at European level (the Garda Lake), thus offering to the European Community a demonstrative case study on the issue; to set up an effective strategy for the implementation of community composting at a large scale, including touristic infrastructures like hotels, overcoming the existing regulatory constraints for the installation and use of composting machines, detecting the most effective technical solutions and operational approaches and assessing the related technical and economical feasibility; to assess the environmental, social and economic benefits of community composting versus alternative solutions for the collection and treatment of the organic waste; to raise the awareness of citizens, at National and European level, on the importance and feasibility of closing the organic matter cycle. Actions and means involved: A1 Evaluation of strengths and weaknesses for the implementation of community composting in Italy: analysis of European best practices and of the National and Regional regulatory and planning framework for the implementation of community composting; review of the permitting procedures for installing composting machines and assessment of the most effective operational approach for the implementation of community composting in the pilot area B1 Community composting in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera for households: design of the community composting scheme for households; involvement and training of households; purchase and installation of composting machines and implementation of community composting B2 Community composting in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera in tourism facilities: design of the community composting scheme for tourism facilities; involvement and training of tourism facilities operators, purchase and installation of composting machines by tourism facilities sites and implementation of community composting B3 Review of waste collection scheme and charging system in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera B4 Compost use and marketing in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera: assurance of compost quality; guidelines and training on the use of compost; compost marketing B5 Information and communication campaign in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera: design and implementation of the local communication campaign; educational activities B6 Extension of community composting in the municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area: Evaluation of strengths and weaknesses of the project implementation in the pilot area, working group with the municipalities of the Area; design and implementation of the community composting scheme Page 18 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B1 in the Area C1 Monitoring the impact of the project actions: monitoring of the technical, environmental and economic performance of community composting in the pilot area; monitoring households and tourists satisfaction about community composting; Life Cycle Assessment of community composting versus alternative solutions for bio-waste collection and treatment D1 Communication and dissemination actions: Project Communication Plan and toolkit; web site; guidelines and toolkit on community composting; institutional support and mainstreaming of project results; dissemination of project results in Italy and in Europe E1 Project management and monitoring of the project progress E2 Networking with relevant EU funded projects E3 After LIFE+ Communication Plan Expected results (outputs and quantified achievements): Detailed analysis of at least 10 European case studies on community composting and realization of at least 1 workshop for good practices exchange Defining of an effective strategy to overcome the existing regulatory and planning constraints for the implementation of community composting, including a simplified permitting procedure for the installation of composting machines, at least at regional and local level (Province of Brescia and Lombardia Region) Purchase and installation of composting machines in the pilot area serving at least 600 households and 5 tourism facilities Reduction of total municipal organic waste generation of 25% and of total municipal waste generation of 10% in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera Approval of a waste charging system based on the PAYT approach in the municipality of Gardone Riviera, with significantly reduced charging fees for households and tourism facilities applying community and home composting in the Municipality of Gardone Riviera Redesign of the waste collection system in the Municipality of Gardone Riviera by eliminating the collection of organic waste for households and tourism facilities applying community composting Production of high quality compost in all the composting machines installed in the pilot area Local use of all the compost produced by the composting machines installed in the pilot area All citizens and hundreds of tourists informed about community composting and compost use thanks to the communication activities and at least150 school kids per yearinvolved in the educational activities in the pilot area A fully designed implementation strategy for the extension of the community composting to all the Municipalities of the Garda Uno Consortium (23 Municipalities) At least 9 Municipalities of the Garda Uno Consortium which confirm their interest in applying community composting by the end of the project Assessment of the environmental, social and economic benefits of community composting, applied according to the operational approach set up in the project, versus alternative solutions for the collection and treatment of organic waste Assessment of the potential contribution of community composting, applied according to the operational approach set up in the project, to the reduction of total waste generation Wide dissemination in Italy and Europe of the guidelines and toolkit on community composting produced within the project Can the project be considered to be a climate change adaptation project? Yes No X

The project contributes to climate change mitigation but not to climate change adaptation

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B2 ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM TARGETED Waste is a key environmental, social and economic issue. Approximately 3 billion tonnes of waste are thrown away in the European Union annually. Waste management has become increasingly sophisticated, as separate collection and recycling facilities have become commonplace and landfill and incineration standards have become more rigorous. However, rising global consumption patterns are putting increasing pressure on ecosystems and waste infrastructure. The 6EAP (20022012) of the European Union mentioned an overall reduction in the volumes of waste generated through waste prevention initiatives and a significant reduction in the quantity of waste going to disposal. The new 7EAP is currently in preparation; one of its objectives is to implement the orientations detailed in the Roadmap on Resource Efficiency (COM(2011) 571 final) aimed at transforming Europe's economy into a sustainable one by 2050. The Roadmap, adopted in September 2011, states that waste has to be regarded as an economic resource and a higher priority needs to be given to re-use and recycling and incentives for waste prevention and recycling have to be created. In particular, the Roadmap includes the following "aspirational targets" for waste management, to be achieved by 2020: reduce per capita waste generation in absolute terms, limit energy recovery to nonrecyclable materials, phase out landfilling, ensure high quality recycling and develop markets for secondary raw materials. The Thematic Strategy on the Prevention and Recycling of Waste adopted in 2005 sets as long term goal for the EU to become a recycling society that seeks to avoid waste and uses waste as a resource. To this end, the Strategy sets out key actions to modernize the existing legal framework and to promote waste prevention, reuse and recycling, with waste disposal only as last resort. The Commission has published a report in January 2010 on the implementation of the Strategy highlighting the accomplished progresses and remaining challenges, notably in terms of waste prevention. The revised Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC) requires the Member States to create national waste prevention programmes by 12 December 2013. The Commission intends, together with European Environment Agency, to evaluate and compare the national Waste Prevention Programmes in 2014. In order to support EU Member States and other interested parties the DG Environment published the handbook: Preparing a Waste Prevention Programme (October 2012). Referring to the organic waste, in the handbook it is stated that garden waste or food waste composted at home is not collected, which means that in practice this waste generation is not registered. In this way home composting could be regarded as waste prevention. The sustainable management of organic waste is becoming increasingly important across Europe. Currently the main environmental threat from bio-waste (and other biodegradable waste) is the production of methane from such waste decomposing in landfills, which accounted for some 3% of total greenhouse gas emissions in the EU-15 in 1995. A number of EU legal instruments address the issue of treatment of bio-waste. The revised Waste Framework Directive contains specific bio-waste related elements (new recycling targets for household waste, which can include bio-waste) and a mechanism allowing setting quality criteria for compost (end-of-waste criteria). Landfilling of bio-waste is addressed in the Landfill Directive (1999/31/EC) which requires the diversion of biodegradable municipal waste from landfills. The IPPC Directive (soon to be replaced by the Industrial Emissions Directive) lays down the main principles for the permitting and control of bio-waste treatment installations of a capacity exceeding 50 tonnes/day. The incineration of bio-waste is regulated in the Waste Incineration Directive, while the health rules for composting and biogas plants which treat animal by-products are laid down in the Animal By-products Regulation. Reducing organic waste can mainly be obtained by limiting food waste and by practicing collective or individual composting of food and green waste. According to the different existing studies, between 300 and 800 kg of municipal solid waste is produced each year by each inhabitant of Europe. Of this amount, between 100 kg and 250 kg is organic waste; where 10% of this organic waste can be avoided by limiting food waste (eco-shopping, eco-cooking, and eco-behaviour) and almost 30 to 70% can be composted. Municipal waste generation in the EU-27 has been stabilizing around 520 kg/capita since 2000, despite the continuous economic growth until 2008. The effect of the recent economic crisis can be a reason of the further reduction to 503 kg/inh in 2010. Still, the quantity of municipal waste produced has doubled over the last 40 years, as the result of non-sustainable modes of production and consumption and causes greenhouse gases and air pollution. This increase in the amount of waste to be managed has a serious impact on the environment and requires more collection and treatment infrastructures, the

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B2 cost of which puts a strain on the budgets of local and regional public authorities. In this context, prevention has become an essential concept in the area of waste management. In Italy the per capita production reached 536 kg/inh in 2010, a value which is higher than the EU-27 average. The Province of Brescia, where the project pilot area is located, with a per capita municipal waste production of 573 kg/inh in 2011, is the area with the highest per capita production of the Lombardia Region. From 2001 to 2008, the total waste production gradually increased from 573 kg/inh to 613 kg/inh. In the following period 2008-2011, mainly due to the economic crisis, the waste production decreased to the 2001 level (724.156 tonnes). Separated collection significantly increased during the same period, passing from 26,5% (2001) to 44,8% (2011), limiting the total amount of waste sent to final disposal. The organic fraction collected represents 4,9% of total waste produced, only 50% of the average regional value, and 64% of the national one. 82 municipalities of the Province (40%) collect separately the organic waste fraction and 97 municipalities (47%) are supporting household composting through the distribution of home composters (59 municipalities) and economic incentives (48 municipalities). In the Province of Brescia there are 11 composting plants processing 171.618 tonnes of organic waste and producing 60.092 tonnes of compost. The 2016 targets set by the Provincial Waste Management Plan (2009) - waste production of 534 kg/inh and 65% separated collection - are still far to be reached. The Garda Bresciano area, the western part of the Garda Lake (which includes Gardone Riviera), is one of the most touristic areas of Northern Italy. The touristic flows represent one of the main component of the waste production registered by the 23 municipalities of the Garda Bresciano. The Consorzio Garda Uno, which is the local utility in charge of the waste collection and management of the 23 municipalities, collects yearly about 100.000 tonnes of municipal waste, about 770 kg/inh (a value which is 34% higher than the provincial average). In Gardone Riviera, as many other municipalities of the Garda Bresciano, the touristic flows are very high compared to the population (2.713 inhabitants): in 2010 the registered overnight stays were 190.000, and they were mainly concentrated in the summer period. Moreover, in this period, every year, there are also 5.000-6.000 persons who are used to stay in Gardone in their holiday houses. In Gardone Riviera there are 30 hotels having 1.812 bed places. The per capita waste production is significantly higher than the average value of the Garda Bresciano area: about 830 kg/inh (55% higher than the Italian average value). In 2012 the amount of municipal waste produced was about 2.310 tonnes, the same value of 2011. Separated collection is still not well implemented (31,6% in 2012), especially if we compare it to the provincial and regional average, but a new door to door collection system is going to be implemented, in order to reach the 2016 target of 65%. The quantity of organic waste separately collected in 2012 was 21,8 (3% of the total amount of waste produced). Gardone Riviera has been selected as pilot area for the development of community composting because: - the per capita production, mainly due to the touristic flows, is very high: 830 kg/inh, 145% of the provincial value (573 kg/inh) and 170% of the regional one (485 kg/inh) - the separated collection rate (31,6%) is lower than the provincial (44,8%) and the regional (50,6%) values and it is still a half of the 2016 target (65%). In particular, the separated collection of the organic waste represents only 3% of total waste produced, compared to 4,9% of the Province and 9,8% of the Region. This gap is partly due to the difficulties of collecting the waste fractions generated by tourist, in particular the organic component - there is a strong commitment of decision makers and local stakeholders: a waste collection centre has been recently realized, educational activities in schools about waste prevention and separate collection are delivered each year, a new door to door collection system is going to be implemented in order to decrease the amount of waste produced and to reach the 2016 targets set at provincial level - being a well know territory, tourist oriented (Garda Lake area), dissemination at European level could be more successful then elsewhere

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B2 State of the art of the technique or method addressed The project objective is the prevention of bio-waste generation by applying community composting. Bio-waste is generated mainly by households and businesses and presents enormous waste prevention potential. The hospitality industry, in particular, faces specific challenges: hotel guests can generate up to a kilo of waste per person per day, making the environmental impact of tourism substantial. Home/local composting should be regarded as the environmentally most beneficial way of handling bio-waste, as it saves on transport emissions and costs, assures careful input control and increases the environmental awareness of the users. If the compost is used in landscaping or landfill cover any environmental benefits will be very limited. However, if high quality compost is replacing industrial fertilizers, the benefits usually will be significant, contributing to enhanced soil quality and resource efficiency. The most common composting scheme are: - individual composting: the practice of composting individually in the home in ones garden or apartment - shared composting: the practice of community composting by several households through the depositing of organic waste and the maintaining of a compost bin/machine - composting in collective catering: the composting of organic waste that results from the preparation of meals in the collective catering industry and/or leftovers from guests of the establishment The technique addressed in the project is local composting of bio-waste generated by households or by tourism facilities using composting machines. The examined case studies and available technologies for community composting demonstrate that compost produced by the most advanced composting machines available in the market is a high quality compost if the input organic material is properly selected. The composting machines are small electro-mechanics plants where the aerobic composting process is sustained and accelerated by the continuous immission of air and mixing of bio-waste. The best machines available in the market are mainly produced in Sweden (Joraform, BigHanna). These machines can be divided into those that, in order to move the material, have a rotating chamber or those that make use of mechanical arms. Another subdivision is the one that sees a single chamber where processes take place or those that divide the process into two phases (accelerated stabilization and first maturation in separate chambers). Some machines (eg BIG HANNA, Beetle) are available at different sizes that allow the dimensioning according to need, while the Joraform is only available in one model. In all the machines, the provision of structuring material is essential in the composting process that requires, inter alia, the right balance between carbon (C) and nitrogen (N). The structuring material is also crucial to lower the humidity of the mixture. The same humidity could be lowered with the use of a possible dehydrator place upstream of the system. In the machines for community composting the structuring material is provided mainly by the contribution of sawdust or pellets. Pellets or sawdust may be provided automatically through a pellet dozer or added manually by an operator. The shredding upstream of the process is also a factor which makes the difference between the machines available in the market. In favor of shredding there is the increase of the aerated surface, the consequent increase of the speed of the process, the better mixing with the structuring material. By contrast there is the difficulty to remove any impurities (typically plastic bags) if these are ground. A shredder, located next to the system, could be used for the production of sawdust from wooden boxes or twigs. Another aspect which makes the difference in the available machines is the treatment of air emissions, made with or without bio-filters. The timing of composting declared by the producers are of the order of 30-40 days, depending on the type of machine. The choice of the technical specifications of the composting machines to be purchased in the project will be a fundamental task to be developed within the implementation actions B1 and B2. A preliminary identification of these specification is already given in the actions description but it will be defined more carefully during the project development based on the detailed analysis of context information and careful evaluation of all potential environmental impacts. Previous research and experience carried out in preparation of the proposal Relevant references, that have been studied in preparation of this project: Miniwaste (Life+ project January 2010-December 2012) The local authorities of Rennes Mtropole Page 22 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B2 (France), Brno (Czech Republic) and Porto (Portugal), together with ACR+ (the European network of cities and regions on waste and resource management) and Irstea (a French research centre on composting) tested and disseminated appropriate tools allowing strong implementation and monitoring of actions for organic waste reduction. In particular the greater Porto region developed an interesting experience of community composting on a large scale through a project initiated by waste management company Lipor implementing and maintaining 75 community composting. Growing with compost (Financed by EU programme Socrates): an innovative partnership project with the aim to develop much needed social economy composting projects across Europe. It provides training and educational support to organisations and individuals that wish to develop local Community Composting initiatives that combining the goals of providing adult education and training through social employment and in providing organic waste management and horticultural services. Valuing Community Composting: 'Toolkit for Unlocking the Potential of Community Composting': a set of techniques for helping to assess the real value to the Community Composting projects. Community Composting Network (CCN): the UK-wide organisation that supports and promotes community groups, social enterprises and individuals which are involved in producing compost from green/food waste and using it in their local communities. One of the most interesting experience is in Davon. Concrete experiences of community composting developed at a large scale: Flanders: 69 active CC sites are in place in Flanders spread over 46 local authorities. Most CC projects are worn by volunteers. Initiatives originate either from residents themselves or from the local authority, seldom from real estate project developers and are situated either on public or private property. Zurich: more than 900 active CC sites are up and running in the city of Zrich. Initiatives originate mostly by the residents themselves. Housing companies play an important role in the set up of CC Parks as most CC Parks (infrastructure and equipment) in Zrich are financed by them (up to 70%). Each CC Park is run by one or more volunteers. Nantes: In Nantes a community composting project was launched by the Compostri association involving part of the 25% of citizens living in block of flats. Till now 70 CC sites have been developed giving the opportunity for residents of the same neighbourhood or from the same housing group to meet. Participants take turns on a weekly basis to ensure its continuation, and each person is required to exchange duties with each another. Proposed innovations, new elements and improvements With respect to existing experiences analysed in preparation of the project proposal, the proposed approach sets up a comprehensive and effective strategy for the implementation of community composting at a large scale, thus adding new elements to the way available technologies are implemented. The approach includes the following elements: - applying community composting in touristic areas both by households and by tourism facilities, detecting the most effective technical solutions and operational approaches for integrating community composting in waste collection and management schemes and the related charging system (PAYT approach) and assessing the technical and economical feasibility of the defined approach; - overcoming the regulatory constraints existing in Italy for the installation and use of composting machines, mainly due to the lack of simplified permitting procedures for these equipment; - producing and marketing a high quality certified compost, which will make it easier to convince citizens to use it in their own gardens: in fact, the primary end-users of the compost produced by community composting will be the households and tourism facilities operators involved in the project, as well as all inhabitants in the Area, which will receive the compost produced for free. The compost produced will be also used by the Municipality of Gardone Riviera for the management of its Botanical Garden. Anyhow a preliminary identification of all potential end-users of compost produced in the local area (for example, local greenhouses) will be carried out and a specific marketing plan will be defined and implemented, in order to assure the most effective use of all the compost produced; - assessing the environmental, social and economic benefits of community composting versus alternative solutions for the collection and treatment of the organic waste, also using an LCA approach (as suggested by the EU Commission that set specific guidelines on how to apply Life Cycle Page 23 of 91

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B3 DEMONSTRATION CHARACTER OF THE PROJECT Technical scale of the project As described, the Project focus is not on new technologies development but on process and methods to successfully integrate policies and already existing technologies. Anyway it is possible to state that the project is a full-scale application in the Italian context, based on a preliminary pilot application at municipal scale. During the first year of the project implementation, in fact, project activities will be developed at pilot scale, implementing community composting in the Municipality of Gardone Riviera in order to test and refine the implementation approach foreseen in the project (actions B1, B2, B3, B4, B5). Based on the results gained and the lesson learnt in the pilot area, community composting will be promoted also in the other 22 municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area served by Consorzio Garda Uno: a Master Plan for the full implementation of community composting in the entire area will be designed and the municipalities interested in implementing community composting will be supported by project partners in the design of the executive project and in the purchase and installation of the composting machines (actions B.6). Demonstration purposes and tools The partnership is adequate for demonstration purposes, considering that waste prevention at source by applying community composting is closely linked to the improvement of waste manage services and to the change of waste collection habits by households and other non domestic users. Municipalities and waste management utilities are in a very good position to act on the issue for several reasons: - they are responsible for the organization of the waste collection and management service; - they are close to citizens and best placed to provide them with reliable information - they are in direct contact with key actors at the local level: schools, tourist operators, farmers, environmental and trade associations. Local communication campaigns (Action B5 and B6) will drive the key messages to all citizens, tourists and key stakeholders. Actions and tools applied and refined during the project will be an example of local communication campaign for promoting community composting available also for other territories. Moreover the demonstration character will be played at National and European level too, by means of a wide dissemination strategy (Action D1). The final scope is in fact to demonstrate to other territories that waste prevention through the implementation of community composting can be a very effective strategy for tackling the project issue. The demonstration purposes are particularly relevant at the National scale, since in Italy community composting at present is applied in few realities and only at small scale, not affecting the organization of the bio-waste collection services in the involved areas. Instead, the orographic feature of the Italian territory and the presence of many small Municipalities distant from the composting plants, makes this solution interesting also from the economic point of view. Considering that transport and treatment costs in composting plants start at 130-150 per tonne up to more than 250 euro per tonne makes it possible to amortize investment in a period of time from 3 to 6 years. Communication activities will be developed in Italy under the responsibility of CA21L, with a specific attention to the communication of the concrete results reached by the project through at least the following activities (Action D1): - the organization of training courses on community composting, targeted to local authorities, including site visits to the pilot area; - realization of audio-visual material; - organization of demonstrative stands at the main environmental trade fair in Italy; - organization of a final conference aimed at sharing and capitalizing the project results with other relevant on-going projects. Page 25 of 91

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The projects results and approaches will be disseminated at the European level as well, submitting them for presentations at European conferences on the issue. To ensure that the results of the project are being used to inform policy making at the highest levels a communication line will be set up with the cooperation of ICLEI and ACR+, focused to engage Institutions as the main DGs involved, EEA, the Parliament. A policy document will be produced, and addressed to European policy makers. Its aim is to propose improvements to current European and national regulations which could lead to or positively influence the legal situation in order to integrate methods suggested by the Project in the legal and planning framework and then to create favourable conditions in many European countries. The recommendations are based on the practical experiences investigated within this project. Results monitoring In order to effectively disseminate the project results and approaches, a special effort will be devoted to monitoring of results (action C1). The effectiveness of the collective composting strategy designed and implemented within the project in tackling the issue will be evaluated taking into account the need to apply the waste hierarchy defined by the EU waste framework directive and also to minimize the environmental, economic and social impact of project actions, with respect to alternative solutions. Three main aspects will be monitored, applying three different methods: 1. Monitoring of the technical, environmental and economic performance of community composting in the pilot area, based on monitoring the yearly trends of waste generation and management and the related collection costs; monitoring performance parameters of the waste collection service in order to evaluate its efficiency (service productivity); monitoring performance indicators of the community composting service, both for the single composting machine both on the whole pilot area. 2. Monitoring of the social acceptability of the new collection service by households involved and the opinion of tourists about the service, by submitting questionnaires targeted to households and tourists and reporting yearly the results; 3. Evaluation of environmental impact of community composting in comparison to alternative collection and treatment schemes for bio-waste, by applying the structured and comprehensive approach of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). The monitoring strategy will also include communication tools and materials, aimed at showing periodically to citizens and stakeholders the results gained and the effectiveness of their efforts in reducing waste. These tools and materials will be produced adopting a simple language and a graphic design clearly showing the performance of main indicators as compared to the initial situation, objectives and expected results. They will consist, at least, in: - a results monitoring web-page in the project web-site (Action D1); - 3 yearly monitoring reports (Action C1).

EU ADDED VALUE OF THE PROJECT AND ITS ACTIONS Contribution to the achievement of European environmental objectives The sustainable management of organic waste is becoming increasingly important across Europe. Member States of the European Union have a number of targets to meet for the diversion of organic waste away from landfill. The EU Landfill directive (1999/31/EC) particularly focuses on organic waste with targets to reduce the amount of organic waste landfilled to: 75% of 1995 levels by 2010, 50% by 2013 and 35% by 2020. Reducing organic waste can mainly be obtained by limiting food waste and by practicing collective or individual composting of food and green waste (grass, leaves, and small branches). According to the different existing studies, between 300 and 800 kg of municipal solid waste is produced each year by each inhabitant of Europe. Of this amount, between 100 kg and 250 kg is organic waste; where 10% of this organic waste can be avoided by limiting food waste (eco-shopping, eco-cooking, and ecobehaviour) and almost 30 to 70% can be composted. The most significant benefits of proper bio-waste management - besides avoided emissions of Page 26 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B3 greenhouse gases - would be the production of good quality compost that contribute to improve soil quality and crop health, reducing chemical usage and allowing more efficient use of resources. These benefits are in line with the EU Nitrates Directive (91/676/EEC) and the new EU Roadmap on Resource Efficiency (COM(2011) 571 final). The project aims to install 15 composting machines in the pilot area, serving at least 600 households and 5 tourism facilities: this will avoid the production of about 300 tonnes of waste (25% of the total bio-waste produced). If the project would be extended to the 23 municipalities of the Garda Bresciano area, setting a minimum target of a 25% reduction of the bio-waste component, it has been evaluated that about 450 composting machines would be needed. In this case the total yearly amount of the organic waste collected to be composted would be about 9.000 tonnes (about 70 kg/inh). The first monitoring results coming from this pilot area are expected by the end of the second year of the project. These results could be used to verify the effectiveness of the measures proposed and could turn useful for DG ENV communication campaigns about organic waste reduction. Transferability and geographical scope The geographical scale of the project will be mainly local and national due to the demonstration purposes. The local scale implementation is guaranteed from the direct involvement of the municipality of Gardone Riviera and the local waste management utility Consorzio Garda Uno covering 23 municipalities. The CA21L public administration network, together with the support of ANCI - the National Associations of Italian Municipalities - (that signed a declaration of support to the Co.Compost project) will guarantee a good national coverage too. Moreover, the fact that the project has been developed in an internationally renowned territory (Garda Lake) represents a potential success factor that could contribute to the project results marketing. The project results could be of particular interest for all that touristic areas throughout Europe that are characterized by a small population and, at the same time, host a great number of tourists which, in general, are concentrated in specific periods of the year. All the administrations in this areas have to deal with a huge amount of per capita municipal waste, where the organic component is quite high. In Italy, for example, many touristic territories, both seaside and mountain resorts, show a per capita waste production which is higher than 1.000 kg/inh: (Riccione: 1.042 kg, Monterosso 1.228 kg, Livigno 1.080 kg, Cortina dAmpezzo 1.091 kg). Moreover, the results obtained from the sperimentation in the 5 selected tourism facilities could be easily transferred to all that activities characterized by the preparation of meals (school canteens, hospitals, collective catering etc.) The financial feasibility of the investment is a fundamental condition for its transferability: after a first evaluation, which is based on technical data and need to be further examined through the implementation of the project, it can be estimated that the avoided collection and disposal costs could guarantee a payback period of the investment from 3 to 6 years, depending on the distance of the treatment plants and the related costs (in the Italian context, transport and treatment costs in composting plants start at 130-150 per tonne up to more than 250 euro per tonne). Ambiente Italia and CA21L has a broad experience in European networking activities involving international associations of local authorities like ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability, UBC Union of Baltic Cities, Eurocities and ACR+ - Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and sustainable Resource management. The projects results and approaches, starting from the first year of the project, will be candidates for presentation at European conferences on Local Sustainability and about Waste management. Towards the end of the project, results will be presented at European or international conferences awards and/or published in scientific international magazines. A specific dissemination line will be dedicated to strength the links and the participation to the " European Waste Reduction Week that will be organised by ADEME, ACR+. To ensure that the results of the project will be used to inform policy making at the highest levels a communication line will be set up by CA21L, with the cooperation of ICLEI and ACR+, focused to engage Institutions as the main DGs involved, EEA, the Parliament. A policy document will be produced, and addressed to European policy makers. Its aim is to propose improvements to current European and national regulations which could lead to or positively influence the legal situation in order to integrate methods suggested by the Project in the legal and planning framework and then to create favorable conditions in many European countries. The recommendations will be based on the practical experiences investigated within this project. Ambiente Italia is a member of the IUME (Integrated Urban Monitoring Europe) working group, led by the European Environment Agency which is working at a report about the efficient use of resources in European Cities. 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SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF THE PROJECT The first economic effect of the project will be the reduction of the costs of the waste management service in the Pilot area. This effect will be gained thanks to two main project results: 1. the redesign of the waste collection system in the Municipality of Gardone Riviera, by eliminating the collection of organic waste for households and tourism facilities applying community composting, which will significantly reduce the routes of vehicles used for bio-waste collection and the related costs of the service; 2. the significantly reduced quantities of bio-waste sent to final disposal (at least -25% of bio-waste and -10% of total waste), which will imply a reduction in the transport and waste disposal costs. The monitoring of project results in the pilot area (action C1, task C1.1 in particular) will consent to evaluate in detail the economic effects of the project actions on the costs of waste management services at municipal level, thus providing fundamental information for the dissemination of the approach in other municipalities. Community composting will have social and economic effects also on citizens, both because the general reduction in the costs of waste management services should imply a reduction in waste collection fees for each user of the service (households and non domestic users), both because the service will be implemented together with a revision of the waste charging system based on the PAYT approach, with significantly reduced fees for households and tourism facilities applying community and home composting. In the implementation of the service, particular attention will be also paid to the social acceptability of the new service, both evaluating carefully the accessibility profiles of composting machines by households involved (proximity principle), both avoiding the introduction of community composting for households with reduced mobility capacity (aged or disabled people). The social acceptability of the community composting service will be evaluated by submitting specific questionnaires to citizens and tourists (Action C1, task C1.2) and the results of this monitoring activity will be important to refine the approach for implementing community composting at municipal level. Other socio-economic effects that will be evaluated within the project, within the monitoring activity, will also be: - the potential new jobs created by the dissemination of the community composting practice at local, National and European level (for producing, distributing, installing and maintaining the composting machines); - the costs savings for citizens and municipalities thanks to the availability of high quality compost for gardening and horticultural activities for free. The outcomes of these evaluations will be included in the monitoring reports foreseen in Action C.

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B3 Due to the aims of CO.COMPOST Project, many efforts will be developed to provide good examples about how to reduce energy and materials consumption also during its management. Project events, conferences, publications, will be designed with the aim to reduce their carbon footprint with a focus on waste prevention. Organising conferences and workshops, buffet or lunches will be designed with the aim to reduce food waste and limiting high carbon footprint diets, as meat or far distance products. When realising Project publications, will be used Cutting paper criteria or as little material will be printed as possible (printed materials will only use recycled or FSC paper) and communication will be done electronically. E-dematerialization will be implemented in all project work meaning that in order to reduce CO2 emissions brought about by project mobility, electronic collaboration tools will be taken into efficient use from the very beginning of the project so as to minimize moving people around (and so creating as little paper waste as possible). The number of project meetings will be kept at a minimum in order to reduce emissions relate to transports. Each partner team member will have a Skype account and web based conference call will be largely used. Train will be used (against car or plane) whenever is possible. Short and medium distance travel to destinations not easily reachable by train will be done preferably using GPL or naturals gas powered cars. Medium and long travel will be planned on train when the duration of the journey does not exceed the 5 hours, otherwise plane will be accepted. As every-day collaboration tools, e-mail, phone, electronic calendars, internet forums and instant messaging will be made as the main channels of communicating. Moreover due to the fact that Ambiente Italia is partner of AzzeroCO2 it can offer carbon offsets on the voluntary market for the GHG emissions associated with Project activity, by purchasing carbon credits from projects that are verified by independent third parties. http://www.azzeroco2.it/images/stories//companyoverview.pdf

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B4 STAKEHOLDERS INVOLVED AND TARGET AUDIENCES OF THE PROJECT OTHER THAN PROJECT PARTICIPANTS Target groups and methods for dissemination of knowledge The active involvement of households and tourism facilities operators in the pilot area is crucial for the successful implementation of project actions. The objectives of waste prevention, generation of a high quality compost and of compost use can be effectively pursued only if citizens will correctly separate and dispose their organic waste. Within the context of implementing composting systems at the bottom of residential blocks, the involvement of apartment block administrators could be essential because they have excellent knowledge in the area concerned of the property stock and of their residents. They are therefore in a position to direct the local authority towards sites that could potentially be equipped with compost areas. Anyhow, in order to stimulate a positive and pro-active response from citizens and operators involved in the implementation of community composting is very important to raise the awareness of the whole local community in the pilot area on the environmental and economic benefits of the initiative in order to gain a wide support. The communication of the initiative to tourists can also increase the attractiveness of Gardone Riviera and become a key element for the territorial marketing of the area. Other stakeholders that need to be involved are: Public authorities: beside the staff of Gardone Riviera municipality and Consorzio Garda Uno, directly involved in the implementation of the project actions according to their partner responsibilities, there will be involved in the project also: public-works managers and staff, for the authorizative process and for the installation and maintenance of the composting machines. municipal councils, for the financial scheme for waste collection. provincial and regional authorities, for the approval of the new regulatory framework for the permitting procedures. Farmers and their organizations (Serre, Coldiretti, CIA): they will be involved in the implementation of the actions for the development of the markets demand side for compost. Civil society, associations and NGOs (Legambiente, Cauto..and others): they will be involved in the implementation of information and communication activities foreseen. Households and tourism facilities operators will be involved through information and communication activities target-oriented, like the organization of informative public meetings, good-practice exchange meetings, door-to-door informative tours, training courses on the use of compost(tasks B.1.2, B.2.2, B4.2). In order to raise the awareness of the whole local community and of the tourists, a specific communication campaign will be specifically designed in order to involve the following groups: citizens, school kids and tourists (action B5). With regard to the dissemination purposes of the project, the target audience identified will be: At National level - National and local decision makers and public authorities engaged in waste management (regional, provincial, municipal governments; local utilities in charge for waste management) - Environmental agencies, Research institutes and Universities - Relevant stakeholders able to drive the Project key messages to citizens and to develop a bottom up pressure to decisional makers (civil society associations, trade associations, media) Page 30 of 91

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At European level - European institutions in charge for the implementation of waste management strategies and related policies - Local decisional makers engaged in waste management strategies; - Relevant stakeholders able to drive the Project key messages to local authorities and to develop a bottom up pressure to European and local decisional makers (in particular European networks such as ICLEI, ACR+) Moreover additional target is represented by other LIFE+ projects and specialists in the fields covered by the project, with the aim to share results, to avoid overlapping and to strength synergies between initiatives ( action E2). These target groups will be reached by the communication and dissemination activities and tools designed in action D1 and by the networking activities foreseen in action E1. In particular, themost importantarget group at National level, represented by local authorities, will be involved in specific training courses on community composting and site visits to the pilot area of Gardone Riviera, organized by CA21L in cooperation with ANCI - The National Association of Italian Municipalities - which will be very effective for demonstrating to other territories the efficacy of community composting and the operational approach for its implementation.

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B5 EXPECTED CONSTRAINTS AND RISKS RELATED TO THE PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION AND HOW THEY WILL BE DEALT WITH (CONTINGENCY PLANNING) The Project presents a main constraint related to the permitting procedures which need to be accomplished in order to install the community composting machines and implement community composting. While in many EU countries is not requested authorization under a specific treatment capacity, in Italy the legal vacuum existing as to simplified permitting procedures for small scale treatment plants suggests a more cautious approach and many Regions and Provinces require for composting machines an authorization procedure to be followed as per art. 208 of Legislative Decree 152/06 "Single authorization for new waste disposal and recycling ", the so-called ordinary procedure, which is typical for the authorization of waste treatment plants. Considering this potential risk, a devoted preparatory action has been introduced in the project for identifying a simplified permitting procedures, based also on the direct involvement of the Province of Brescia, responsible for granting to the municipalities the permission, and the Lombardia Region, which has legislative power on waste management at regional level. Beyond this major constraint, some minor potential risks and related dealing strategies have been identified in the project, as listed below: - The regional and provincial authorities will not cooperate in defining a simplified permitting procedure for the composting machines (Action A1/B1/B2): their interest in the project has already been solicited during the preparation of the present proposal and both Regione Lombardia and Provincia di Brescia have agreed in supporting the project and in cooperating with project partners for defining a simplified permitting procedure (see support letters). - Previous project beneficiaries or best practices developers will not cooperate and promptly provide information on their experience and will not participate in the exchange and networking activities (Action A1): we consider this risk low since the beneficiaries of project and best practices would most probably have dissemination interests and responsibilities as to the results of their project/experiences. - Households will not cooperate in the implementation of community composting (Action B1): interested households will be carefully informed and supported in the implementation of community composting and they will be incentivized by introducing discounts in the waste collection fees (see Action B3). Anyone can use the composter, it is quite simple, and no previous knowledge is needed. - Local impacts of the composting machines (Action B1/B2): the previous experience of community composting and the technical specifications of the composting machines available in the market, examined in the preparation of the present proposal, testify that the environmental effects of community composting are significantly positive. The only potential risks can be related to the visual impact of the hosting structures on the surroundings and to the odours eventually produced by the composting process. To minimize the first risk, particular attention will be dedicated to the identification of the suitable sites, analyzing in detail the visual impact of the hosting structures by applying the evaluation methods used in EIA studies, based on GIS analysis and 3D rendering. As for the odours problem, experience shows that in the composting machines the risk is very low and related to malfunctioning of the machines and can be solved by assuring optimal composting process conditions. The potential risk is thus minimized by assuming the technical specifications listed above in the description of methods employed. - Tourism facilities operators will not cooperate in community composting (Action B2): tourism facilities operators will be carefully informed and supported in the implementation of community composting and they will obtain, as an incentive, a reduction in the waste collection fee. The co-financing given by the C.A.R.G underline their interest in the project. - Uncertainties in the Italian regulation related to the possibility of applying a PAYT approach in the waste charging system (Action B3): we assume that the existing uncertainties would have been already solved once this project action will be under implementation and that extensive case studies would be at that time available. In any case, at least fees reductions associated to home composting can be already introduced according to the existing National regulatory framework. - Bad quality of compost (Action B4): the kind of machines that will be used, characterized by two chambers which let the post-composting take place inside the bin and by a control panel which consent to monitor the value of parameters crucial for good composting, assure the production of high quality compost, as already testified by available analysis related to samples of compost produced by Page 32 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B5 the most advanced composting machines available in the market. The control and monitoring program foreseen in task B4.1 will consent to verify in continuous if the quality of compost is always guaranteed. - Municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area will not be interested in the implementation of community composting (Action B6): their general interest in following project activities has already been declared in the supporting letters annexed to the project proposal, thus we expect that they will at least actively participate to the work group. Since we also expect that the pilot experience will testify that the implementation of community composting consents to obtain relevant savings in the costs of the waste collection service, we also assume that at least the municipalities that have already declared their support will be interested in replicating the initiative. - Households and tourists will not compile satisfaction questionnaires (Action C1): the communication campaign foreseen in Action B5 will sensitize citizens and tourists on the importance of their evaluation about the quality of the service in order to properly refine and optimize the service delivery - Difficulties in applying the LCA internationally standardised method to waste management services (Action C1): AMBIT, responsible partner for the implementation of this action, already applies since many years a simplified LCA approach to waste management services, focused on a comparison of different waste management options, not covering the entire life cycle of the products which have become waste, as required in LCA applied to products, but considering all the activities related to waste management: prevention, reuse and preparation for reuse, collection, treatment and final disposal. The methodology is applied according to international reference guidelines (see in particular: Supporting Environmentally Sound Decisions for Bio-Waste Management, A practical guide to Life Cycle Thinking (LCT) and Life Cycle Assessment, produced by JRC, EUR 24917 EN - 2011) and is coherent with the methodological recommendations of the ISO 14040 and EPD rules - Staff turnover (Action E1): the coordinating and all associated beneficiaries will be responsible for selecting employees able to timely replace those who, for whatever reason, can no longer participate in the activities of the project. - Non-fulfilment of execution of certain activities by an associated partner (Action E1): AMBIT, as beneficiary, shall stipulate a Partnership Agreement with other partner where tasks and duties will be set for the execution of the project and procedures for dealing with defaulting partners defined. The frequent updates provided by the Partners should reduce the risk of strong delays or non-fulfilment by Partners. Remedial actions to be put in place will be discussed and agreed by the Steering Committee before implementation. In general, solutions to potential risks have been set up in the Project proposal by means of an effective Project management (Action E1), guaranteed also by the wide experience of the coordinating beneficiary, AMBIT, in managing LIFE+ projects. Potential risks have been taken into account also in the timing and in the budget of the Project, allocating to the preparatory phase (Action A1) and to the Monitoring phase (Action C1) adequate resources and enough starting up development duration and Moreover the general timing of the project has been defined in a way that some eventual delays in the accomplishment of the permitting procedures will not affect the achievement of project objectives but will just require some adjustments in the work plan.

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B6 CONTINUATION / VALORISATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS AFTER THE END OF THE PROJECT Which actions will have to be carried out or continued after the end of the project? After the end of the project, the implementation of Community composting in the Municipality of Gardone Riviera will be continued according to the approach defined within the project, since at that time the new service will be perfectly integrated in the waste management system of the Municipality. According to the results gained during the project, community composting in Gardone Riviera could also be extend to more households and tourism facilities operators, thus obtaining a higher reduction in bio-waste and total waste generation than expected. The results gained in Gardone Riviera will determine also the extension of community composting implementation in the other municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area, which will be carried out soon after the end of the project thanks to own financial resources by the interested municipalities. Communication and dissemination activities, both at local, National and European level, will be also carried out after the end of the project according to the After LIFE communication plan.

How will this be achieved, what resources will be necessary to carry out these actions? The maintenance of community composting in Gardone Riviera will not require additional financial resources, since at the end of the project the service will be definitely included in the waste management scheme of the municipality and it is expected that it will produce cost savings in the service delivery. The financial resources required by the other municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area for the implementation of community composting in their territories, needed for the purchase of the composting machines and related hosting structures, will be invested directly by the municipalities considering the return of investment time which is expected to be of few years thanks to the expected cost saving in the waste collection service. The exact financial resources needed and the related ROI rate will be determined in detail within action B6, since they will be included in the Master Plan for the extension of community composting to the municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area. The resources needed to continue the communication and dissemination activities after the end of the project will be determined while defining the After LIFE communication plan and will be guaranteed mainly by the coordinating beneficiary, which will have a direct interest in promoting the implementation of the project approach in other municipalities, and by CA21L, which has among its statutory purposes the dissemination of best practices to local authorities.

To what extent will the results and lessons of the project be actively disseminated after the end of the project to those persons and/or organisations that could best make use of them (please identify these persons/organisations)? As defined in Action D1, the main target groups of the communication and dissemination activities, both during the project implementation both after the project end, will be: At National level - National and local decision makers and public authorities engaged in waste management (regional, provincial, municipal governments; local utilities in charge for waste management) - Environmental agencies, Research institutes and Universities - Relevant stakeholders able to drive the Project key messages to citizens and to develop a bottom up pressure to decisional makers (civil society associations, trade associations, media) At European level - European institutions in charge for the implementation of waste management strategies and related Page 34 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - B6 policies - Local decisional makers engaged in waste management strategies - Relevant stakeholders able to drive the Project key messages to local authorities and to develop a bottom up pressure to European and local decisional makers (in particular European networks such as ICLEI, ACR+) Moreover additional target is represented by other LIFE+ projects and specialists in the fields covered by the project, with the aim to share results, to avoid overlapping and to strength synergies between initiatives (see action E2). Cooperation and networking with different key organizations for mainstreaming project results, as foreseen in action E2, will also play a relevant role and enlarge networking capacity.

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Part C detailed technical description of the proposed actions

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C0 LIST OF ALL PROPOSED ACTIONS A. Preparatory actions (if needed) A1 Evaluation of strengths and weaknesses for the implementation of community composting in Italy

B. Implementation actions B1 B2 B3 B4 B5 B6 Community composting in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera: households Community composting in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera: tourism facilities Review of waste collection scheme and charging system in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera Compost use and marketing in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera Information and communication campaign in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera Extension of community composting in the municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area

C. Monitoring of the impact of the project actions (obligatory) C1 Monitoring of the impact of community composting

D. Communication and dissemination actions (obligatory) D1 Communication and dissemination in Italy and Europe

E. Project management and monitoring of the project progress (obligatory) E1 E2 E3 Project management and monitoring of the project progress Networking relevant EU funded projects (LIFE+ and other EU Programmes) After LIFE+ Communication Plan

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DETAILS OF PROPOSED ACTIONS A. Preparatory actions Evaluation of strengths and weaknesses for the implementation of ACTION A.1: community composting in Italy Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
Preliminary studies and best practices surveys on community composting have been already carried out by the project partners in order to detect the available technologies and the operational approaches for effectively implementing community composting, as well as for evaluating the related environmental performances and technical and economical feasibility. In particular, beside documentary studies, a site visit to the Swedish town of Mlby, were community composting is practiced by households, has already been done in 2011 by the Municipality of Gardone Riviera. These preliminary activities have already been very useful for defining the implementation strategy already stated within the project proposal, but at the same time they have highlighted some further needs of analysis, in order to refine the implementation strategy and to overcome some existing constraints detected in the Italian context. These activities will be carried out through the tasks described below. TASKS DESCRIPTION TASK A1.1 Analysis of European best practices and available technologies. Results of previous best practices and demonstration projects about waste prevention and management of the organic waste, financed through the LIFE programme and other EU programmes or other interesting case studies (at national and international level) will be analyzed in detail, with particular reference to those applying community composting. This activity will emphasize the successful results obtained, lesson learnt and the methods adopted in other contexts and will also review the performances of the available technologies for community composting. A brief review of some of the projects has already been done for the preparation of this proposal (partially listed in form B2). The projects will be analyzed in order to capitalize the lesson learnt within other experience and to obtain benchmarks for the evaluation and monitoring of project results. A database of best practices will be prepared, both in Italian and English version. A contact person of each best practice will be identified and invited to take part in a technical workshop for the exchange of experience that will be organized within the project. TASK A1.2 Analysis of the National and Regional regulatory and planning framework for the implementation of community composting and review of the permitting procedures for installing composting machines. A review of the National and Regional regulatory and planning framework has been already carried out for preparing the present proposal. During the starting phase of the project it will be updated in order to take into account any new rule or plan of interest for the implementation of the project. In the development of this task it will be crucial, in particular, to analyze the permitting procedures foreseen for the installation of the composting machines in order to define, in cooperation with the regional and provincial authorities, a simplified and effective approach for this kind of facilities, at present lacking in the Italian regulation. TASK A1.3 Assessment of the most effective operational approach for the implementation of community composting in the pilot area. Based on the results of the two previous tasks, a detailed work plan and management programme will be defined. TIMING: July 2014-December 2014 TASK A1.1: July-October 2014 identification and analysis of best practices and development of the database; December 2014 organization of the technical workshop for the exchange of experience; TASK A1.2: August-September 2014 update of the National and Regional regulatory and planning framework; October-November 2014 defining of the permitting procedures for the installation of the composting machines in cooperation with the regional and provincial authorities; TASK A1.3: November 2014-December 2014 defining of the detailed work plan and management program.

Constraints and assumptions:


Previous project beneficiaries or best practices developers will not cooperate and promptly provide information on their experience and will not participate in the exchange and networking activities: we consider this risk low since the beneficiaries of project and best practices would most probably have dissemination interests and responsibilities as to the results of their project/experiences. The regional and provincial authorities will not cooperate in defining a simplified permitting procedure for the Page 38 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C1a composting machines: their interest in the project has already been solicited during the preparation of the present proposal and both Regione Lombardia and Provincia di Brescia (see support letter annexed) have agreed in supporting the project and in cooperating with project partners for defining a simplified permitting procedure

Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


AMBIT

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


the Municipality of Gardone Riviera and Consorzio Garda Uno will promote the involvement of the regional and provincial authorities in defining the permitting procedures

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


Detailed analysis and involvement of at least 10 European and National case studies on waste prevention and management of the organic waste; Defining of an effective strategy to overcome the existing regulatory and planning constraints for the implementation of community composting, including a simplified permitting procedure for the installation of composting machines, at least at regional and local level Realization of at least 1 workshop for good practices exchange on community composting and organic waste management

Indicators of progress:
Database on best practices by November 2014; Workshop for good practices exchange by December 2014; Permitting procedures for the installation of composting machines in the pilot area defined by November 2014; Detailed work plan and management program defined by December 2014.

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B. Implementation actions ACTION B.1: Community composting in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera: households Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
Based on the results of the preparatory action A1, within this action the detailed design for the implementation of community composting by households in the municipality of Gardone Riviera, the information and active involvement of the interested households, the purchase and installation of the composting machines and finally their use by households for the treatment of their organic waste will be carried out. The exact technical specifications of the composting machines and the design of the hosting structures will be defined in detail within the project, but the preliminary idea is as follows: composting machine: fully automatic large compost machines, with a capacity of up to 700 liters/week, dimensions of about 300x120cmx150cm (LxWxH). The technical specifications for the composting machines will include the following features, which ensure optimal composting process conditions: a two-chamber composting system, where fresh waste is continually being added to the first chamber then, after two weeks, the mixture is transferred to the second chamber, where it is allowed to mature without coming into contact with any more fresh waste. The material in each chamber can be inspected and sampled via the inspection hatches, thus allowing total control over the composting process and ensuring that the machine is emptied only when the compost has fully ripened; an integral grinder, which ensures all waste is finely ground before it enters the chamber, enabling a rapid and thorough composting process; an integral fan-assisted ventilation process, helping to keep moisture content at the correct level and assures no need for an additional de-watering system; a pellets dozer, which ensures the amount of pellets needed each time waste is added is dispensed automatically. This is one important factor in ensuring a completely finished end product; mixing of the material carried out automatically, and the frequency of mixing in both chambers can be altered independently to ensure correct oxygenation of the mix. The air-flow through the machine can also be adjusted to help control moisture levels. hosting structures: wooden prefabricated houses, accessible by households using personalized electronic memory sticks, dimensions of about 500cmx300cmx300cm (LxWxH) The detailed description of the tasks foreseen is related below. TASKS DESCRIPTION Task B1.1 Design of the community composting scheme for households: identification of the municipal areas and related households to be involved in community composting and dimensioning of the treatment capacities based on the quantities and quality of organic waste to be treated; for each area identification of the most suitable site for installing the composting machine and identification/design of the structure that will host the machine, considering in particular the importance of minimizing the visual impact of the structure on the surroundings, considering also the high value of landscape in Gardone Riviera, and of maximizing the accessibility by households (proximity principle); design of the executive project for installing the composting machines and of the technical specifications for the purchase of the composting machines. Task B1.2 Involvement and training of households: organization of informative public meetings for presenting the project idea to the interested households (1 meeting for each interested area); organization and realization of door-to-door informative tours for distributing to the involved households the informative material and for explaining in detail the functioning of the new composting service. Task B1.3 Accomplishment of the permitting procedures for composting machines. According to the permitting procedure defined in Action A1, accomplishment of the procedure requirements and obtaining of the permits. Task B1.4 Purchase and installation of composting machines for households. According to the technical specification defined and to the executive project designed within task B1.1, purchase of the composting machines, realization of the hosting structures, installation and testing of the machines. Task B1.5 Implementation of community composting by households: full workability of community composting, according to the scheme and design defined in task B1.1; control and maintenance of the community composting machines and sites TIMING: September 2014 June 2017 Page 40 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C1b TASK B1.1: September-October 2014 identification of municipal areas and treatment needs; NovemberDecember 2015 sites identification and design of hosting structures and design of executive project and technical specifications for purchasing the composting machines; TASK B1.2: January-February 2015 organization of informative meetings with households; March-April 2015 realization of informative tours; continuous informative support to households will be also guaranteed (see action B5) TASK B1.3: January-February 2015 accomplishment of the permitting procedures; TASK B1.4: January 2015 purchasing of the composting machines; February-April 2015 realization of the hosting structures, installation and testing of the machines. TASK B1.5: May-September 2015 launch of the implementation and testing phase of community composting; from October 2015 on, full workability of community composting, with yearly review of composting performances and results gained and continuous control, management and maintenance of the composting machines and sites.

Constraints and assumptions:


Households will not cooperate in the implementation of community composting: interested households will be carefully informed and supported in the implementation of community composting and they will be incentivized by introducing discounts in the waste collection fees (see Action B3). Anyone can use the composter, it is quite simple, and no previous knowledge is needed. Local impacts of the composting machines: the previous experience of community composting and the technical specifications of the composting machines available in the market, examined in the preparation of the present proposal, testify that the environmental effects of community composting are significantly positive. The only potential risks can be related to the visual impact of the hosting structures on the surroundings and to the odours eventually produced by the composting process. To minimize the first risk, particular attention will be dedicated to the identification of the suitable sites, analysing in detail the visual impact of the hosting structures by applying the evaluation methods used in EIA studies, based on GIS analysis and 3D rendering. As to the odours problem, experience shows that in the composting machines the risk is very low and related to malfunctioning of the machines and can be solved by assuring optimal composting process conditions. The potential risk is thus minimized by assuming the technical specifications listed above in the description of methods employed. Difficulties in the permitting procedures: the involvement of Provincia di Brescia and Regione Lombardia in the preparatory activity A1, as well as their already declared interest in the project, will consent to minimize these potential difficulties. Moreover, the general timing of the project has been defined in a way that some eventual delays in the accomplishment of the permitting procedures will not affect the achievement of project objectives but will just require some adjustments in the work plan.

Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


GARDONE

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


Ambiente Italia will be responsible for identifying the municipal areas and most suitable sites for installing the composting machines and for dimensioning the treatment needs within task B1.1 and for supporting the municipality in the development of tasks B1.2, B1.3 and B1.4. Consorzio Garda Uno will be responsible for supporting the Municipality in the development of Task B1.5, with particular reference to the control, management and maintenance of the composting machines and sites

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


Purchase and installation of composting machines serving at least 600 households Reduction of total municipal organic waste generation of 25% and of total municipal waste generation of 10%

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Indicators of progress:
Executive project for installing the composting machines and technical specifications for their purchasing by December 2014; Informative meetings for households by February 2015; Purchase and installation of the composting machines by April 2015; Full workability of the composting machines by September 2015; Yearly Reports on the community composting performances and results by June 2016 and June 2017.

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B. Implementation actions Community composting in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera: tourism ACTION B.2: facilities Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
Based on the results of the preparatory action A1, within this action the detailed design for the implementation of community composting by tourism facilities in the municipality of Gardone Riviera, the information and active involvement of the interested parties, the purchase and installation of the composting machines and finally their use by tourism facilities sites for the treatment of their organic waste will be carried out. As for community composting by households, the exact technical specifications of the composting machines will be defined in detail within the project, but they will be the same kind of machines used by households. As to the hosting structures, the machines will be most probably installed inside the tourism facilities structures, even though the exact location will be defined in the project development. The detailed description of the tasks foreseen is related below. TASKS DESCRIPTION Task B2.1 Design of the community composting scheme for tourism facilities. Analysis of total organic waste generation by tourism facilities in the pilot area and dimensioning of the potential treatment capacity in case all the tourism facilities would apply community composting. Detailed analysis and site visits to the tourism facilities interested in applying community composting in order to identify the suitable sites and structures for installing the composting machines. For each site, detailed dimensioning of the composting machines, defining of the related technical specifications for their purchase, design of the executive project for installing the composting machines. Task B2.2 Involvement and training of tourism facilities operators. Organization of informative meetings for presenting and discussing the project idea with the tourism facilities operators (at least 2 meetings), in cooperation with the C.A.R.G. Consorzio Albergatori Riviera del Garda; identification of the operators interested in applying community composting (as a minimum, community composting will be applied by 5 operators that have already declared their interest to C.A.R.G.); site visits and technical meetings with the interested operators in order to set up the detailed implementation plan and executive project. Task B2.3 Accomplishment of the permitting procedures for composting machines. According to the permitting procedure defined in Action A1, accomplishment of the procedure requirements and obtaining of the permits. Task B2.4 Purchase and installation of composting machines by tourism facilities sites. According to the technical specification defined and to the executive project designed within task B2.1, purchase of the composting machines, realization of the hosting structures, installation and testing of the machines. Task B2.5 Implementation of community composting by tourism facilities. full workability of community composting, according to the scheme and design defined in task B2.1; control and maintenance of the community composting machines and sites. TIMING: September 2014 June 2017 TASK B2.1: September-October 2014 dimensioning of the potential treatment capacity; November-December 2015 site visits and design of hosting structures, design of executive project and technical specifications for purchasing the composting machines; TASK B2.2: September-October 2014 organization of informative meetings with tourism facilities operators; November-December 2014 realization of site visits and technical meetings with the interested operators; continuous informative support to operators will be also guaranteed (see action B5) TASK B2.3: January-February 2015 accomplishment of the permitting procedures; TASK B2.4: January 2015 purchasing of the composting machines; February-April 2015 realization of the hosting structures, installation and testing of the machines. TASK B2.5: May-September 2015 launch of the implementation and testing phase of community composting; from October 2015 on, full workability of community composting, with yearly review of composting performances and results gained and continuous control, management and maintenance of the composting machines and sites. Page 43 of 91

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Constraints and assumptions:


Tourism facilities operators will not cooperate in community composting: tourism facilities operators will be carefully informed and supported in the implementation of community composting and they will obtain, as an incentive, a reduction in the waste collection fee. The co-financing given by the C.A.R.G underline the interest of tourist operators in the project. Local impacts of the composting machines: the previous experience of community composting and the technical specifications of the composting machines available in the market, examined in the preparation of the present proposal, testify that the environmental effects of community composting are significantly positive. The only potential risks can be related to the visual impact of the hosting structures on the surroundings and to the odours eventually produced by the composting process. As to the first risk, in this case the machines will be hosted inside the tourism facilities structures, thus there will not be visual impacts on the surroundings. As to the potential generation of odours during the composting process, experience shows that in the composting machines the risk is very low and related to malfunctioning of the machines and can be solved by assuring optimal composting process conditions. The potential risk is thus minimized by assuming the technical specifications listed in the description of methods employed in action B1. Difficulties in the permitting procedures: the involvement of Provincia di Brescia and Regione Lombardia in the preparatory activity A1, as well as their already declared interest in the project, will consent to minimize these potential difficulties. Moreover, the general timing of the project has been defined in a way that some eventual delays in the accomplishment of the permitting procedures will not affect the achievement of project objectives but will just require some adjustments in the work plan.

Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


GARDONE

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


AMBIT will be responsible for analyzing the treatment needs for organic waste generated by tourism facilities, for identifying the most suitable sites for installing the composting machines and for dimensioning the treatment needs within task B2.1 and for supporting GARDONE in the development of tasks B2.2, B2.3 and B2.4. GARDA UNO will be responsible for supporting the Municipality in the development of Task B2.5, with reference to the control of the composting machines and sites

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


Purchase and installation of composting machines by at least 5 tourism facilities sites Reduction of total municipal organic waste generation of 25% and of total municipal waste generation of 10%

Indicators of progress:
Informative meetings for tourism facilities operators by December 2014; Executive project for installing the composting machines and technical specifications for their purchasing by March 2015; Purchase and installation of the composting machines by June 2015; Full workability of the composting machines by September 2015; Yearly Reports on the community composting performances and results by June 2016 and June 2017

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B. Implementation actions Review of waste collection scheme and charging system in the pilot area of ACTION B.3: Gardone Riviera Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
The introduction of community composting in the pilot area necessarily implies a review of the waste collection service, since organic waste will not be collected anymore by the households and tourism facilities involved in the new service. In order to adequately sustain the implementation of the new service and promote the active involvement of households and tourism facilities operators, it will be also important to review the waste charging system according to a Pay As You Throw PAYT approach, introducing fees reductions for those applying community composting. The detailed description of the tasks foreseen is related below. TASKS DESCRIPTION Task B3.1 Review of the organic waste collection scheme. The pilot area is served by a door-to-door waste collection service based on differently colored bags for the different waste fractions to be collected. Frequencies, routes and vehicles used for the collection of the organic waste will be reviewed excluding from the collection service households and tourism facilities sites were community composting is applied. The executive design of the new collection service will be optimized applying a routing optimization software (RouteSmart), thus obtaining also relevant improvements and costs reductions in the collection service. Task B3.2 Review of the waste charging system. Taking into account the implementation of community composting and the changes in the waste collection scheme, review of waste collection fees and financial framework in the pilot area, according to the approach PAYT by charging people in accordance to the amount of unsorted waste which they actually generate and recognizing a further reduction to households and tourism facilities applying home composting or community composting. TIMING: November 2014-June 2017 TASK B3.1: November-December 2014 detailed data analysis of the collection service; January-April 2015 design of the executive project for the new organic waste collection scheme; April-June 2015 testing and tuning of the new waste collection system; from July 2015 on full implementation of the new waste collection system. TASK B3.2: January-March 2015 review of the waste charging system; April 2015 approval of the new waste charging system by the Municipal Council of Gardone Riviera; May-December 2015 testing and tuning of the new waste charging system; from January 2016 on full implementation of the new waste charging system.

Constraints and assumptions:


Uncertainties in the Italian regulation related to the possibility of applying a PAYT approach in the waste charging system: we assume that the existing uncertainties would have been already solved once this project action will be under implementation and that extensive case studies would be at that time available. In any case, at least fees reductions associated to home composting can be already introduced according to the existing National regulatory framework

Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


GARDAUNO

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


AMBIT, in cooperation with GARDA UNO and the Municipality, will design the executive project of the new collection system and will support GARDA UNO and GARDONE in the review of the waste charging system. The municipality will discuss and approve the new waste collection scheme and charging system

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


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Indicators of progress:
Executive project of the new organic waste collection system by April 2015; Approval of the new waste charging system by April 2015.

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B. Implementation actions ACTION B.4: Compost use and marketing in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
The use of all the compost produced through community composting is a crucial aspect of the project, which depends on the quality and quantity of compost and on the active involvement and correct information of all potential users in the project implementation. The examined case studies and available technologies for community composting demonstrate that compost produced by the composting machines used in the project is a high quality compost if the input organic material is properly selected. The fully automatic compost machines are equipped with a shredder, which is necessary for effective and rational composting. The system consists of two chambers which let the post-composting take place inside the bin, which in turn means that the compost mould is ready to be used immediately after emptying and is therefore an attractive product for the end-users. In the final product there is enough phosphor (P) and potassium (K) for the product to be used as a PK-fertilizer. However, the nitrogen is organically bound, so if the product should be used as a fertilizer in agriculture extra nitrogen is needed. The compost material holds a lot of nitrogen which is set over time. Yearly adding of compost to the soil covers the nitrogen need. In residential properties the product can be used on bushes and plants, for topdressing of the lawn, and for baskets and containers. Anyhow, many uncertainties could arise in potential end-users. Moreover, the quantities produced in case of extensive implementation of community composting could became significant and require specific marketing actions in order to identify final users. Thus, the promotion and marketing of compost use will be a fundamental activity in the project, which will be developed through the tasks described below. TASKS DESCRIPTION Task B4.1 Assurance of compost quality. The effective use of compost is strictly related to its quality. The composting process in the composting machines assures the production of a high quality compost, which does not pose a risk to soil, human, animal and plant health: in preparing the present proposal, some certificate of analysis given by one of the main producer of composting machines (Joraform, referred to the JK5100 model) have been acquired and analyzed. Anyhow, in order to verify and assure to end-users the effective quality of compost, samples of the compost produced in the pilot area will be periodically analyzed and their quality will be verified against existing certifying protocols (in particular the one defined by the Italian CIC-Consorzio Italiano Compostatori). Moreover, the technical specifications of the composting machines to be purchased will be defined in order to assure optimal composting conditions and the possibility to check, during the composting process, the main parameters which determine compost quality (quality of input/feedstock materials, temperature, moisture). Task B4.2 Guidelines and training on the use of compost. The basic use of compost is conditioning and fertilizing soil by the addition of humus, nutrients and beneficial soil bacteria, but a wide range of specific applications exist, depending on the quality and quantity of compost produced, and for each potential use specific hints have to be taken into account. For this reason, specific guidelines on the use of compost will be produced and disseminated within the project and a training course about compost use in gardening, in particular targeted to households and tourism facilities operators involved in community composting, will be realized (at least 4 courses will be organized within the project). Task B4.3 Compost marketing. The primary users of the compost produced by community composting will be the households and tourism facilities operators involved in the project, as well as all inhabitants in the Area, which will receive the compost produced for free. The compost produced will be also used by the Municipality of Gardone Riviera for the management of its Botanical Garden. Anyhow, within this task, a preliminary identification of all potential end-users of compost produced in the Gardone Bresciano Area will be carried out and, based on the dimensioning of community composting for households and tourism facilities defined in Actions B1 and B2 and the related quantities of compost produced, a specific compost use and marketing plan will be defined and implemented, in order to assure the most effective use of all the compost produced. TIMING: January 2015-June 2017 TASK B4.1: April-June 2015 analysis of compost samples; July-December 2015 certification of the quality of compost; from January 2016 on implementation of a periodical monitoring of the quality of compost produced. TASK B4.2: February-April 2015 realization of the guidelines and training materials on the use of compost; From March 2015 on dissemination of the guidelines and realization of the training courses (at least 1 course each semester). Page 47 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C1b TASK B4.3: January-February 2015 identification of potential end-users and compost flows produced by the composting machines; March-April 2015 defining of the compost use and marketing plan; from May 2015 on implementation of the plan and yearly assessment and review of the plan itself.

Constraints and assumptions:


Bad quality of compost: the kind of machines that will be used, characterized by two chambers which let the post-composting take place inside the bin and by a control panel which consent to monitor the value of parameters crucial for good composting, assure the production of high quality compos, as already testified by available analysis related to samples of compost produced by the most advanced composting machines available in the market. The control and monitoring program foreseen in task B4.1 will consent to verify in continuous if the quality of compost is always guaranteed.

Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


GARDAUNO

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


AMBIT will define the guidelines and training materials on the use of compost and GARDONE will organize the training courses on the use of compost in gardening.

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


Production of high quality compost in all the composting machines installed in the pilot area; Local use of all the compost produced by the composting machines installed in the pilot area.

Indicators of progress:
Assessment and certification of the quality of compost produced by the composting machines by December 2015; Guidelines and training materials on the use of compost by April 2015; Training courses on the use of compost by the end of each semester starting from June 2015 (1st course by June 2015, 2nd course by December 2015, 3rd course by June 2016, 4th course by December 2016) Compost use and marketing plan by April 2015; yearly review by April 2016 and April 2017.

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B. Implementation actions Information and communication campaign in the pilot area of Gardone ACTION B.5: Riviera Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
The active involvement of households and tourism facilities operators in the pilot area is crucial for the successful implementation of project actions and is already managed in the project within Actions B1 and B2. Anyhow, in order to stimulate a positive and pro-active response from citizens and operators involved in the implementation of community composting is very important to raise the awareness of the whole local community in the pilot area on the environmental and economic benefits of the initiative in order to gain an ample support. The communication of the initiative to tourists can also increase the attractiveness of Gardone Riviera and become a key element for the territorial marketing of the area. It is thus important to develop a specific local communication campaign. MAIN GOALS The local communication campaign will have two main purposes: 1. to raise awareness of citizens and tourists about general impacts of lifestyles on the generation of waste and on the consumption of natural resources, providing them general information about the advisability of consuming certain resources over others given their limited or unlimited supply, about the possibilities of achieving the same standard of living and well-being by consuming less material, about the importance of doing correctly the separate collection of waste for assuring their effective recycling; 2. to inform the target audience on the specific actions which will be implemented in the pilot area within the CO.COMPOST project, providing them information on how and when the actions will be implemented, how citizens can contribute to their implementation, why and to which extent the actions contribute to waste prevention and to the improvement of waste management, where to get more information and instructions. TARGETS AND COMMUNICATION STRATEGY The main targets of the local campaigns will be citizens: they are the main target. Indeed, the objectives of waste prevention, generation of a high quality compost and of compost use can be effectively pursued only if citizens will join in the CO.COMPOST project actions and, more generally, will correctly separate and dispose their organic waste; school kids, as they play a key role in sensitizing their families on sustainable environmental behaviours. tourists: since Gardone Riviera is a tourist area, tourists as well can significantly influence the success of the project with their consumption choices and waste disposal behaviours. The local campaign can be useful also to support the stakeholders engagement and implementation activities foreseen in Actions B1, B2 and B4 (i.e. providing information on meetings and training initiatives) and at the same time these activities would be useful to raise citizens awareness. All the implementation Actions foreseen in the pilot area will be thereby developed paying particular attention to the mutual synergies. The communication strategy will include a widespread information based on billposting, periodical news and advertising on local media, news on local web-sites, stands and presentations by local fairs and public initiatives and information actions focused on tourists and households directly involved in community composting based on the delivery of the communication messages by the sites where the composting machines are installed. In the campaigns planning, mutual synergies will be enhanced also between the Local communication campaign and the general communication activity described in Action D. The graphical design will be coordinated, some communication tools (project web-site, leaflets, audio-visual materials) could be useful for both actions. TOOLS/CHANNELS The Project will set up dedicated channels, materials and tools, as: posters and billposting (in IT and EN) leaflets/brochures (at least one information/communication brochure about community composting and compost use, in IT and EN); periodical news on local media (municipality house-organ and web-site, local newspapers and magazines, TV or Radio local stations) - press agency activity; stands or information corners within local fairs or initiatives, local markets, public places; Page 49 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C1b presentations within local initiatives (included those planned within Action B1 for households involvement). TASKS DESCRIPTION Task B5.1 Design of the local communication campaign. Drafting of the Local Communication Plan and communication toolkit, coordinated with the general Communication Plan foreseen in Action D - design of high quality communication products coordinated with the general ones produced in Action D. Task B5.2 Implementation of the local communication campaign. Realization of the communication activities and tools foreseen in the Local Communication Plan. Significant initiatives will be always organized, in particular, during the European Week for Waste Prevention. Task B5.3 Educational activities. Realization of a specific educational course and toolkit for primary and secondary schools about home and community composting and compost use, including site visits to the composting machines, and implementation of educational activities, based on the use of the toolkit, in the primary and secondary school of the pilot area. TIMING: January 2015-June 2017 TASK B5.1: January-March 2015: realization of the Local Communication Plan and communication kit; April 2015 printing and realization of communication tools. TASK B5.2: April 2015 launch of the communication campaign; from May 2015 implementation of events and activities according to the communication Plan. TASK B5.3: January-April 2015 planning of the educational activities and realization of the educational toolkit; From May 2015 on periodical realization of the educational activities in the schools of Gardone Riviera.

Constraints and assumptions:


No significant constraints foreseen

Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


GARDONE

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


: AMBIT will cooperate in defining the contents of the communication plan and toolkit and the educational course and toolkit. GARDAUNO will support the realization of the educational activities by managing the site visits of school kids to the composting machines. CA21L will assure the synergy among this action and action D.

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


All citizens and hundreds of tourists informed about community composting and compost use thanks to the communication activities in the pilot area At least 150 school kids per year involved in the educational activities in the pilot area

Indicators of progress:
Local Communication Plan and communication kit by April 2015; Launch of the communication campaign by April 2015; Educational toolkit by April 2015, applied during each school year.

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B. Implementation actions Extension of community composting in the municipalities of the Garda ACTION B.6: Bresciano Area Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
Based on the results gained and the lesson learnt in the pilot area, community composting will be promoted also in the other 22 municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area served by Consorzio Garda Uno: a Master Plan for the full implementation of community composting in the entire area will be designed and the municipalities interested in implementing community composting will be supported by project partners in the design of the executive project and in the purchase and installation of the composting machines. TASKS DESCRIPTION Task B6.1 Evaluation of strengths and weaknesses of the project implementation in the pilot area. Taking into account the results of the monitoring activity, the strengths, weaknesses and effectiveness of the implementation strategy in the pilot area will be carefully analyzed and pointed out and solutions for overcoming weaknesses will be identified. Task B6.2 Working group with the municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area. The 22 municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area will be invited to participate to a working group for discussing and defining the implementation strategy for extending community composting to the whole area. Provincia di Brescia and Regione Lombardia will be invited as well to participate to the work group sessions. In a first phase the group will analyze the results gained in the pilot area, in a second phase they will be involved in the design of a Master Plan for the full implementation of community composting in the entire area. Task B6.3 Design of the community composting scheme in the municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area. Analysis of total organic waste generation by households and tourism facilities in the Area and dimensioning of the potential treatment capacity considering an implementation rate similar to that gained in Gardone Riviera. Detailed analysis of the municipalities, including site visits for identifying the suitable areas for implementing home composting and design of a Master Plan for extending the collective composting practice to the entire Area. Task B6.4 Implementation of the community composting scheme in the municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area. In the municipalities interested in implementing community composting in their territory, the project partner will offer their support for designing the executive projects for installing the composting machines, defining the technical specifications and purchasing the machines, accomplishing the permitting procedures and installing the machines, realizing the local communication campaign. The financial resources for purchasing the machines and realizing and installing the hosting structures are not included in the project budget and will be spent directly by the municipalities. TIMING: January 2016 June 2017 TASK B6.1: January-April 2016, in order to assess the results gained in the first year of the service implementation. TASK B6.2: January 2016 June 2017, with periodical meetings (at least 1 meeting per trimester); TASK B6.3: March-June 2016 dimensioning of potential treatment capacity; July-December 2016 designing of the Master Plan for the extension of community composting to the entire area; TASK B6.4: January-June 2017 support to the municipalities interested in implementing community composting and start-up of the service.

Constraints and assumptions:


Municipalities will not be interested in the implementation of community composting: their general interest in following project activities has already been declared in the supporting letters annexed to the project proposal (see letters of support annexed to the proposal, received by 9 municipalities), thus we expect that they will at least actively participate to the work group. Since we also expect that the pilot experience will testify that the implementation of community composting consents to obtain relevant savings in the costs of the waste collection service, we also assume that at leastthe 9 municipalities will be interested in investing own financial resources in the initiative. Page 51 of 91

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Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


GARDAUNO

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


AMBIT will cooperate in the design of the Master Plan; AMBIT and GARDONE will cooperate in supporting the interested municipalities in the implementation of Community Composting. CA21L will take part in the work group

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


A fully designed implementation strategy for the extension of the community composting to all the Municipalities of the Garda Uno Consortium (23 Municipalities) At least9 Municipalities of the Garda Uno Consortium which confirm their interest in applying community composting by the end of the project

Indicators of progress:
Master Plan defined by December 2016; Launch of the community composting service in the interested municipalities by the end of the project.

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C. Monitoring of the impact of the project actions ACTION C.1: Monitoring of the impact of community composting Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
The environmental issue faced by the project is the generation and treatment of municipal waste, with particular reference to the organic fraction. The fundamental objective of this action, of crucial importance in the project, is the evaluation of the effectiveness of the collective composting strategy designed and implemented within the project in tackling the issue, taking into account the need to apply the waste hierarchy defined by the EU waste framework directive (see picture annexed) and also to minimize the environmental, economic and social impact of project actions, with respect to alternative solutions, in tackling the issue. This objective will be achieved through the tasks described below: TASKS DESCRIPTION TASK C1.1 Monitoring of the technical, environmental and economic performance of community composting in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera. It will be first of all important to analyze in detail, in the pilot area, the yearly trends of waste generation and management and the related collection costs, with reference at least to the following parameters: Total waste generation (tons/year) Total unsorted waste (tons/year) Per capita waste generation (kg/inhabitants/year) Separate collection (tons/year and %) Merceological composition of unsorted waste; Separate collection per waste stream (organic, paper, plastic etc.) (%) Final disposal of waste, per treatment technology/plant (tons/year) Waste collection costs (Euros/tons; Euros/inhabitants)

It will be also monitored, on yearly basis, some performance parameters of the waste collection service, in order to evaluate its efficiency. These parameters will be defined taking into account the waste collection scheme applied in the pilot area and will measure the service productivity. Finally, the following performance indicators of the collective composting service, both for the single composting machine both on the whole pilot area, will be considered: Total organic waste treated by the composting machines (tons/year); Total compost produced (tons/year) Compost use, per end-user (tons/year and % per end-user) Maintenance costs (Euros/year)

The outcomes of the analysis will be reported in a yearly Monitoring Report, where the value of the indicators for the last year analyzed will be compared with the value assumed in previous years and with benchmarking parameters. TASK C1.2 Monitoring of households and tourists satisfaction about community composting. In order to assess the social acceptability of the new collection service by households involved and the opinion of tourists about the service, two questionnaires, targeted to households and tourists, will be submitted yearly respectively to the households involved in the service and to the tourists hosted in the tourism facilities applying community composting. The outcomes of the questionnaires will be reported in the yearly Monitoring Report. TASK C1.3 Life Cycle Assessment of community composting versus alternative solutions for organic waste collection and treatment. The monitoring activity will be also focused on the analysis of the environmental impact of community composting in comparison to alternative collection and treatment schemes for the same quantities of bio-waste. In particular, the following alternative solutions will be analyzed: collection schemes: source separation; mixed waste collection followed by mechanical sorting treatment options: composting; anaerobic digestion, mechanical-Biological Treatment (MBT) The environmental balance for the management of this waste fraction, for the different solutions analyzed and in comparison with collective composting, will be determined based on the structured and comprehensive approach of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), as supported also by Article 4(2) of the EU Waste Framework Directed, where it is stated that Life Cycle Thinking (LCT) can be used to complement the waste hierarchy in Page 53 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C1c order to make sure that the best overall environmental option is identified. A Life Cycle Assessment study about alternative solutions for bio-waste management will be produced. The LCA will be implemented applying consolidated models and suitable software. The environmental effects will be represented as follows: Inventory of emissions and consumptions; Indexes of environmental effect: contribution to CO2 emissions, acidification, generation of ozone precursors, eutrophication, soil consumption, quality of soils, consumption of non renewable resources; Indicators of local environmental effect, to be defined taking into account specific critical aspects of the different options evaluated and of the specific contexts (traffic, noise emissions, natural environments fragmentation, visual impact etc.). TIMING: January 2015-March 2017 TASK C.1: January-March 2015: collection and analysis of waste generation and management indicators related to the project base year 2014; January-March 2016 monitoring report related to 2015; January-March 2017 monitoring report related to 2016 TASK C.2: December 2015-March 2016: submission and analysis of satisfaction questionnaires referred to 2015; December 2016-March 2017: submission and analysis of satisfaction questionnaires referred to 2016 TASK C.3: January-December 2016 realization of the LCA study

Constraints and assumptions:


Households and tourists will not compile satisfaction questionnaires: the communication campaign foreseen in Action B5 will sensitize citizens and tourists on the importance of their evaluation about the quality of the service in order to properly refine and optimize the service delivery Difficulties in applying the LCA internationally standardised method to waste management services: Ambiente Italia, responsible partner for the implementation of this action, already applies since many years a simplified LCA approach to waste management services, focused on a comparison of different waste management options, not covering the entire life cycle of the products which have become waste, as required in LCA applied to products, but considering all the activities related to waste management: prevention, reuse and preparation for reuse, collection, treatment and final disposal. The methodology is applied according to international reference guidelines (see in particular: Supporting Environmentally Sound Decisions for BioWaste Management, A practical guide to Life Cycle Thinking (LCT) and Life Cycle Assessment, produced by JRC, EUR 24917 EN - 2011) and is coherent with the methodological recommendations of the ISO 14040 and EPD rules

Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


AMBIT

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


GARDAUNO will cooperate in task C1.1 by supervising the composting machines performances and collecting data about waste management trends (both technical and economical data) and waste collection service performance; GARDONE will cooperate in submitting to households and tourists the satisfaction questionnaires.

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


Assessment of the environmental, social and economic benefits of community composting, applied according to the operational approach set up in the project, versus alternative solutions for the collection and treatment of organic waste, according to a LCA approach Assessment of the potential contribution of community composting, applied according to the operational approach set up in the project, to the reduction of total waste generation

Indicators of progress:
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D. Communication and dissemination actions ACTION D.1: Communication and dissemination in Italy and Europe Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
The communication and dissemination activity is a key aspect in the whole project, as the transferring of the community composting practices in other Italian and European locations is considered of great importance for effectively implementing the EU hierarchy on waste management. The specific objective of this action is the dissemination of the project results and key messages at National and European level. The final scope is to demonstrate to other territories that the implementation of community composting can be effectively achieved by means of concrete commitments, actions and tools. The geographical levels will be both the National and the European ones. The target groups of this actions will be At National level National and local decision makers and public authorities engaged in waste management (regional, provincial, municipal governments; local utilities in charge for waste management) Environmental agencies, Research institutes and Universities Relevant stakeholders able to drive the Project key messages to citizens and to develop a bottom up pressure to decisional makers (civil society associations, trade associations, media) At European level European institutions in charge for the implementation of waste management strategies and related policies Local decisional makers engaged in waste management strategies; Relevant stakeholders able to drive the Project key messages to local authorities and to develop a bottom up pressure to European and local decisional makers (in particular European networks such as ICLEI, ACR+) Moreover additional target is represented by other LIFE+ projects and specialists in the fields covered by the project, with the aim to share results, to avoid overlapping and to strength synergies between initiatives (see action E2). KEY MESSAGES The main message will be tackled to convince the target audience that Community Composting is very effective in preventing waste generation and reducing both the environmental impact both the costs of waste management services. The second message will be tackled to highlight to the target audience the success factors for the effective implementation of community composting. Finally, the fact that the project has been developed in an internationally renowned territory (the Garda Lake Area) represents a potential success factor that could contribute to the project results marketing. COOPERATION Cooperation with different key organisations will play a relevant role and enlarge networking capacity. The National level will be covered with the involvement as associated beneficiary of CA21L, with the support of ANCI the National Association of Italian municipalities (see support letter annexed to the proposal) that will contribute with its own channels (as web sites, newsletters, member mailing lists and conferences) and with specific activities foreseen in the project to the dissemination of the project results. The European level will be covered thanks to the establishment of specific agreements with relevant networks, with whom AMBIT and CA21L have strong relations for past cooperation in EU projects: ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability), the international associations of local authorities that plays at EU level a significant role in networking and organising events and communication towards the Project target audience (http://www.iclei-europe.org). ACR+ (Association of Cities and Regions for recycling and sustainable resource management), an international network of cities and regions who share the common aim of promoting sustainable consumption of resources and management of waste through prevention at source, reuse and recycling (http://www.acrplus.org/) Page 57 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C1d BASIC LIFE REQUIREMENTS The communication will respect the basic requirement set up by LIFE rules as: Acknowledging the support given by the Community and including the LIFE logo in all documents and media Creating a project web-site Realizing Notice boards and writing and printing a Laymans Report, in Italian and English The different tasks developed within this action are described below. TASKS DESCRIPTION Task D1.1 Project Communication Plan and toolkit. The document will define in more details all the aspects described above (target, messages, channels, requirements) providing General guidelines about communication activities (when and how to start up communication actions related to each project action) Guidelines for the shared use of the Web site Communication Kit with graphic design and common tools (logo, colors, common graphic format and text for ppt slides, posters, leaflets), including at least a Leaflet, produced in Italian and in English language, targeted at interested key actors and used to introduce the main goals of the project. A poster will be also realized, printed in few copies on paper and rigid boards for conferences and Notice boards in all partners locations. Task D1.2 Project web site. The web-site will be prepared and used not only for common dissemination activities, but also as project management tool. It will contain at a minimum the following sections: Project description, Ongoing actions and results gained; Press section; Photogallery; Download section; News; Links; Contacts. To allow an easy management, the CO.COMPOST web-site will be designed on a CMS platform, allowing the addition of future functionalities and tools. The Web application master will be in Italian. Some parts of it will be available also in English. In order to improve the web-site positioning on the major Search Engine Optimization functionalities will be enabled. The graphic of web-site will be defined together with the overall graphic image of the project, making the LIFE+ project co-funding apparent. Task D1.3 Guidelines and toolkit on community composting. Based on the implementation strategy applied in the pilot area and the related results and monitoring evidences, realization of Guidelines and a toolkit for the implementation of community composting, targeted to Italian and European Local authorities. The guidelines will be produced in Italian and English, in electronic format, and will be disseminated in all the project events and through all project dissemination channels. Task D1.4 Institutional support and mainstreaming of project results. In order to promote the further implementation of community composting in Italy and to overcome eventual existing legislative constraints, specific activities will be devoted for gaining institutional support at National level, by requiring specific auditions to the Environmental Ministry and to the Environment Commission in the Italian Parliament. The role of CA21L and the institutional support to be gained through the networking activities will be fundamental in the development of this task. Task D1.5 Dissemination of project results in Italy. Communication activities will be developed in Italy under the coordination of CA21L, but directly involving all partners, and in particular the Coordinator (Ambiente Italia) being the principal representative of the Project partners. The communication activities will be also supported by ANCI, the National Association of Italian Municipalities (see support letter annexed) The tools and methods used will be: Organization of training courses on community composting, targeted to local authorities, based on the use of the Guidelines and kit developed in Task D.3, including site visits to the pilot area (travel costs for the site visits are covered by the project see travel costs in the project budget) (at least 3 training course editions organized, at least 30 local authority representatives involved); Mass media and specialist channels (3 press conferences, 3 specialized press releases, 50 internet articles) Letters direct to relevant decision makers; Audio-visual material (1 video spot in IT and EN for Italian and European dissemination) Participation to main conferences on the subject (at least 1 National Conference a 1 European Conference per year) Distribution to relevant events and e-mailing to key actors of the Project Leaflet, E-Newsletter and of the final Laymans Report Page 58 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C1d Organization of demonstrative stands at the main environmental trade fair in Italy (at least 1 stand in the last project year) Organization of a final conference aimed at sharing and capitalizing the project results with other relevant ongoing projects. Task D1.6 Dissemination of project results in Europe. The projects results and approaches will be submitted for presentation at European conferences about Local Sustainability and Waste management. The European level dissemination activities will be coordinated by Ambiente Italia and carried out with the active support of ICLEI and ACR+, which in particular will periodically publish on their websites and newsletters news about project activities and results. To ensure that the results of the project are being used to inform policy making at the highest levels a communication line will be set up with the cooperation of ICLEI and ACR+, focused to engage Institutions as the main DGs involved, EEA, the Parliament. A policy document will be produced, and addressed to European policy makers. Its aim is to propose improvements to current European and national regulations which could lead to or positively influence the legal situation in order to integrate methods suggested by the Project in the legal and planning framework and then to create favorable conditions in many European countries. The recommendations are based on the practical experiences investigated within this project. TIMING: July 2014-June 2017 TASK D1.1: July-October 2014 TASK D1.2: July-October 2014 creation of the web site; from November 2014 on management and continuous update of the website TASK D1.3: July-December 2015 design of guidelines and toolkit TASK D1.4: January-June 2017 TASK D1.5: during the whole project; training courses from January 2016; Final conference in the last quarter of the project TASK D1.6: July 2015-June 2017

Constraints and assumptions:


No significant constraints are foreseen

Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


CA21L

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


AMBIT will be responsible for defining the project image, the Communication Plan, the Laymans Report, the Guidelines and toolkit on community composting and the general communication materials about the project. AMBIT will realize and manage also the project web-site. All the partners will take part in the dissemination events and activities.

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


Wide dissemination in Italy and Europe of the guidelines and toolkit on community composting produced within the project: at least 300 Italian local authorities involved in the dissemination activities; at least 15 EU and IPA countries reached by the project dissemination activities; at least 100 visits/month to the website. Participation to at least 1 National Conference and 1 European Conference per year, Press releases made by the project: general public articles in regional and national press (at least 3); specialised press articles (at least 3); Internet articles (at least 50) E-Newsletter, 4 (2 in 2015, 2 in 2016, 1 in 2017) to 2.000 national contacts, 500 specialised EU contacts, thousands of contacts in project website.

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Indicators of progress:
Project web site on-line by October 2014; Project Communication Plan and toolkit defined by October 2014; Guidelines and toolkit on community composting defined by December 2015; Final conference by June 2017.

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E. Project management and monitoring of the project progress ACTION E.1: Project management and monitoring of the project progress Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
This action is dedicated to the management of the project, technically and financially, and to the reporting activities to the EC. All LIFE+ projects shall be carried out in accordance with the common provisions (CP), which form an integral part of the grant agreement. Project management is one of the main role and obligation, under the responsibility of the coordinating beneficiary that is the solely legally and financially responsible to the Commission for the full implementation of the project measures in order to achieve the project objectives and for the dissemination of the project results. The coordinating beneficiary (CB), Ambiente Italia located in Milano, Italy, is responsible for the overall administrative, technical and financial project management, including meeting the LIFE+ reporting obligations. In regard to the reporting activities the project manager will ensure that the project is run in compliance with the LIFE+ obligations and in line with the project proposal. A financial manager, as well as other non-expert staff, will support the project manager for financial and administrative issues. the financial manager will be responsible for the assistance of all associated beneficiaries in the accomplishment of their financial reporting duties. At the beginning of project an external financial auditor will be nominated. The financial manager will periodically report the project financial documents to the auditor. Each partner will be responsible of the work planning and coordination of the action under its responsibility. Ambiente Italia core project management team: Project manager: the senior engineer Orsola Bolognani, responsible of the Territory and Waste Management department of Ambiente Italia, with specific experience in managing EU funded projects, in particular under the LIFE+ programme, and technical expertise on waste management. The Project Manager is overall responsible for: supervising the project management team, securing and monitoring the progress and success of the project. securing the transfer of knowledge, exchange of practices, joint implementation and cooperation between the partners and the transferability of the outcomes. ensuring a high technical quality of the actions carried out. ensuring that the EU LIFE+ objectives and technical requirements are met. collecting information from the partners for each action and follow and support the partners in implementing the actions properly. manage the internal communication Plan. providing the templates, guidelines and checklists for reporting to facilitate the partners compliance with the LIFE+ guidelines and fulfil project objectives. compiling the Inception, Mid-term, Progress report and Final report. be chairman of the Steering Commitee. Financial manager: Patrizia Beretta, with specific experience in the financial management of EU funded projects, in particular under the LIFE+ programme; The Financial Manager is responsible for: ensuring that all partners follow the financial guidelines of LIFE+ using sound accounting for timely and accurate financial reporting to the Commission, ensuring that all committed project funds follow the eligibility criteria and are accurately committed, ensuring that the project management team and partners use sound financial management and cost efficiency in their project work, ensuring the audit of the final report an independent auditor will verify the intermediate and the final report. The Project Manager also works in close operation with the auditor and with the partners to guarantee timely submission on the consolidated project reports to LIFE+. Technical and scientific coordinator: Duccio Bianchi, senior expert in waste management, with over 20 years of experience in the field. supervising the implementation of project actions and supporting project partners in their duties, ensuring that milestones and deliverables are delivered in time and actions are implemented in line with the project Page 61 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C1e proposal. supporting the project manager in compiling the Inception, Mid-term, Progress report and Final report. be chairman of the Technical and Monitoring Commitee. Associated Beneficiary responsibilities include: accept all the provisions of the agreement with the Commission, in particular all provisions affecting the associated beneficiary and the coordinating beneficiary. implementing their assigned actions and contributing to other partners actions, reporting on progress to the Project Management team in line with the guidelines and templates provided and providing sufficient warning in case of non-compliance or delays, including quarterly activity reports, applying a bookkeeping system in compliance with the budget structure of LIFE+, management and controlling of their individual budgets and costs. This includes ensuring that time sheets are kept by every person dedicated to the project and only eligible costs are claimed from the project budget, orderly processing of financial requests and invoices. A Steering Committee (SC) is established with the role of coordinating all the project activities. Each partner has identified its project coordinator who will be part of the steering committee: COMUNE DI GARDONE RIVIERA Giacomo Frigerio, Responsible of the technical area CONSORZIO GARDA UNO Massimo Pedercini, Director of the waste management services CA21L Daniela Luise, Director of the association. The SC will serve as the strategic decision making body for the whole project and consortium. The SC will closely follow the progress of the project and the partners in the project and continuously assess risks. The SC will have 4 meetings per year, with additional e-conferences arranged when needed. The decision-making method will strive for consensus, but in case of differences in opinions, open voting procedure will be used with one vote per partner. In case of a tie, the partner responsible for that certain related action will have a decisive vote unless it conflicts with the LIFE+ guidelines or will affect the possibility to reach the overall project objectives. The organigramme of the project management structure is in the attached figure. TASKS DESCRIPTION Task E1.1 administrative start-up and management of project: it aims at guaranteeing a sound and effective beginning of the activities. A Partnership Agreement written by the Beneficiary will be drawn to set duties and commitments of each partner. This will be discussed and signed in the starting stage. The involvement of all partners will be guaranteed by a workshop organized during the kick-off event. Task E1.2 kick-off meeting: it will guarantee an effective start up of the project. The PM will refine the work plan, in cooperation with partners, to define activities and responsibilities of each partner. The work plan will be progressively updated on a quarterly basis (before each SC meeting). The overall work plans will be prepared and circulated before the kick-off meeting, where the SC and the administrative representatives will take part and agree on the proposed measures. Task E1.3 monitoring of project progress: it is an ongoing action, and will be lead by the PM, who will verify the proper progress of the project. A monitoring and internal communication plan, containing rules and modalities for monitoring and communication between partners will be approved at the kick off meeting. Task E1.4 Project meetings: it will also run throughout the duration of the project. It aims at coordinating the partners at strategic and technical level. The project foresees 4 periodic SC meetings (plus the kick-off) with the participation of representatives of all the partners, to evaluate the project situation and all the actions to be provided for an optimal continuation of the project. In addition, working meetings, focusing on specific Actions or Tasks and so involving only committed partners, will be organized according to necessity. Task E1.5 reporting: it defines the constant communication among partners and the EC and allows a continuous control of the project progress. Eventual discrepancies with the original plan and the solutions proposed to address such situations would be described in the reports. In accordance to the LIFE Provisions, the Beneficiary will provide the reports detailed in the activity reports foreseen table. As regards financial statements, the Beneficiary will select an independent auditor in order to certify all costs incurred during the lifetime of the project. TIMING: July 2014-June 2017 Task E1.1 administrative start-up and management of project: July-September 2014. Page 62 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C1e Task E1.2 kick-off meeting: by September 2014. Task E1.3 monitoring of project progress: July2016-June 2017. Task E1.4 Project meetings: July 2014-June 2017. Task E1.5 reporting: according to the deadlines reported in the activity report foreseen table included in the proposal

Constraints and assumptions:


Staff turnover: all coordinating and associated beneficiaries will be responsible for selecting employees able to timely replace those who, for whatever reason, can no longer participate in the activities of the project. Non-fulfilment of execution of certain activities by an associated partner: Ambiente Italia, as beneficiary, shall stipulate a Partnership Agreement with other partner where tasks and duties will be set for the execution of the project and procedures for dealing with defaulting partners defined. The frequent updates provided by the Partners should reduce the risk of strong delays or non-fulfilment by Partners. Remedial actions to be put in place will be discussed and agreed by the Steering Committee before implementation.

Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


AMBIT

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


All associated beneficiaries involved, according to their technical and financial reporting duties

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


Effective coordination and management of the project and the partnership through regular meetings (n 14) both of the SC and of working meetings. The regular development of the project throughout the detection and resolution of any criticality that may encumber. It is expected by the external audit a verified financial statement of all partners provided to the EC in the final Report.

Indicators of progress:
Partnership Agreement defined and subscribed by all partners by September 2014; Detailed work plan and Monitoring and internal communication plan defined by September 2014; At least 4 SC x year, meeting minutes within 15 days after each meeting Inception Report, Midterm report, Progress report and audited Final report delivered according to schedule Project Management Team members trained on specific project management aspects relevant to their tasks to increase their capacity

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 Name of the picture: Organigramme of the management team structure

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E. Project management and monitoring of the project progress ACTION E.2: Networking relevant EU funded projects (LIFE+ and other EU Programmes) Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
Networking with beneficiaries of previous EU projects related to the themes of waste prevention and sustainable management will be a fundamental activity for the development of the project. Cooperation with different key organisations will also play a relevant role and enlarge networking capacity. Networking will be fundamental, in particular, for the effective capitalisation of project results and for gaining institutional support in order to overcome the existing regulatory constraints for the implementation of community composting. TASKS DESCRIPTION TASK E2.1 Networking with other EU funded projects.Within the preparatory actions the projects of specific interest for CO.COMPOST will be analysed in details, starting from the preliminary list given in form B2 and considering previous EU funded projects related to the waste issue (see preliminary list below): LIFE+ LOWASTE Local waste markets for second life products (http://www.lowaste.it/) LIFE+ PRISCA Pilot project for scale re-use starting from bulky waste stream (http://www.progettoprisca.eu/index.php?lang=it) LIFE+ NO.WA - NO WASTE Waste prevention in Mass Retail Channels (http://nowaste.comune.re.it/) LIFE+ WASTE-LESS in CHIANTI - Waste Prevention and Reduction in the Chianti Territory (http://www.wasteless-in-chianti.it/) LIFE+ N.O.WA.S.T.E. New organic waste sustainable treatment service (http://www.lifenowaste.it/) LIFE+ NOW No more organic waste - A new integrated system to eliminate organic waste in the organised large scale distribution (http://www.nowlife.eu/) LIFE+ PROMISE Product main impact sustainability through eco-communication (http://www.lifepromise.it/) LIFE+ MINIWASTE - Design, implement and assess an innovative and sustainable plan to minimize municipal organic waste in EU (http://www.miniwaste.eu/) LIFE+ RECYCLING SYMPRAXIS - Public-Private Partnerships to optimize waste prevention, recovery and recycling systems in mass tourism destinations (http://www.recyclingsympraxis.gr/en/page/general_info) LIFE+ HEC PAYT - The development of Pay as you throw systems in Hellas, Estonia and Cyprus (http://www.payt.gr/) LIFE+ EWWR - European Week of Waste Reduction (http://www.ewwr.eu/en/) LIFE+ Plastic ZERO - Public Private Cooperation's for avoiding plastic as a waste (http://www.plasticzero.com/) LIFE+ FENIX - Finding regional environmental life cycle information on packaging waste management through flexible software tools and databases (http://www.life-fenix.eu/) LIFE+ Environmental Policy Support Tool for Recycling in Islands (http://www.eng.ucy.ac.cy/rept/) MED Programme Zero Waste - Low Cost Zero Waste Municipality (http://www.medzerowaste.eu/index_fr.html/) MED Programme Wasman - Waste Management as Policy Tools for Corporate Governance (http://www.wasman.eu/htm/en/index/index_fr.jsp/) INTERREG IVC Pre-waste - Improve the effectiveness of waste prevention policies in EU territories (http://www.prewaste.eu/) INTERREG IVC R4R- Regions for Recycling - Promoting regional contributions to the European Recycling Society (http://www.regions4recycling.eu/home) The coordinating beneficiaries of these projects will be contacted and the projects contents and results will be analysed, with respects to solutions identified or applied for bio-waste management, and summarized in synthetic cards (see previous best practice project database, Action A1). A specific good practices exchange meeting will be also organized (see Action A1), where representatives of the previous projects focused on biowaste will be invited. Moreover, during the dissemination events foreseen in Action D1 representatives of the best previous projects will be invited to present their experience. TASK E2.2 Networking with main stakeholders at National level. The National level will be covered with the active involvement of some of the main national stakeholders active in the project issues (Federambiente, Consorzio Italiano Compostatori-CIC, National Environmental associations: Legambiente, WWF, Agricultural associations and farmers organizations), that will be invited to contribute in promoting the communication events (with their own channels, as web sites, newsletters, member mailing lists and conferences) and in supporting the mainstreaming of project results (Task D.4). TASK E2.3 Networking with main stakeholders at European level. The European level will be covered thanks to the involvement, with specific agreements, of ACR+ and ICLEI (see task D.6) and of previous EU funded Page 65 of 91

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C1e projects developed in the European Countries. The policy document prepared in task D.6 will be submitted to the attention of the European stakeholders identified, that will be asked to discuss and subscribe the document. TIMING: September 2014-June 2017 All the tasks foreseen in this action will be carried out starting from September 2014 and till the end of the project.

Constraints and assumptions:


No significant constraints foreseen

Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


AMBIT

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


All associated benerifiaries involved in the participation to the networking activities

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


Networking activities involving at least 10 European and National EU funded projects on waste prevention and management of the organic waste, 10 National stakeholders and 10 European stakeholders Policy document for the European dissemination of community composting subscribed by at least 20 stakeholders and submitted to representatives of the project target audience in all EU member states.

Indicators of progress:
At least 1 networking event or activity in each project semester; Policy document for the European dissemination of community composting defined by December 2016

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E. Project management and monitoring of the project progress ACTION E.3: After LIFE+ Communication Plan Description and methods employed (what, how, where and when):
The After-LIFE communication plan is a contractor obligation and sets out how to continue disseminating the results of the project over the coming years. The plan will be prepared by Ambiente Italia with the support of other partners by the end of the project. It will define a strategy for the continuation and valorisation of the project results mainly focused on the implementation of community composting in all the municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area, according to the operational approach designed in Action B6, and on further dissemination of the guidelines and toolkit for community composting (Action D), through the web site, which will be maintained live and updated for at least 5 years after the end of the project, and through specific events to be planned within the communication activities of the associated partner CA21L. METHODS: The After-LIFE communication plan will be defined starting from the experience of the communication and dissemination events held during the project, trying to highlight strengths and weaknesses experienced. The European Commission has established a common set of requirements and some useful suggestion that will be strictly taken into account. TIMING: January-June 2017 The contents and structure of the Plan will be agreed among all the partners during the 1st PSG in 2017 (foreseen approximately in January). The Plan will be completed by the end of the project.

Constraints and assumptions:


No relevant constraints are expected

Beneficiary responsible for implementation:


AMBIT

Responsibilities in case several beneficiaries are implicated:


CA21L will cooperate in identifying strategies and tools for an effective after LIFE capitalization of project results

Expected results (quantitative information when possible):


Defining of an after LIFE communication strategy which guarantees the dissemination of the project results for at least three years after the end of the project

Indicators of progress:
After LIFE communication plan available and published in the project web site by June 2017

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DELIVERABLE PRODUCTS OF THE PROJECT

Name of the Deliverable Work plan and monitoring and internal communication plan Project Communication Plan and toolkit Database of best practices on community composting Executive project for installing the composting machines and technical specifications for their purchasing - Households Work plan and management program for implementing community composting Executive project for installing the composting machines and technical specifications for their purchasing Tourism facilities First yearly monitoring report Compost use and marketing plan Educational toolkit Executive project of the new organic waste collection system Guidelines and training materials on the use of compost Local Communication Plan Guidelines and toolkit on community composting Second yearly monitoring report Compost use and marketing plan 1st review First yearly Report on the community composting performances - Households First yearly Report on the community composting performances Tourism facilities LCA study about alternative solutions for biowaste management Master Plan for the extension of community composting to the municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area Policy document for European dissemination of community composting Third yearly monitoring report

Number of the associated action E1 D1 A1 B1

Deadline 30/09/2014 31/10/2014 30/11/2014 31/12/2014

A1 B2

31/12/2014 31/03/2015

C1 B4 B5 B3 B4 B5 D1 C1 B4 B1 B2 C1 B6

31/03/2015 30/04/2015 30/04/2015 30/04/2015 30/04/2015 30/04/2015 31/12/2015 31/03/2016 30/04/2016 30/06/2016 30/06/2016 31/12/2016 31/12/2016

E2 C1

31/12/2016 31/03/2017

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C2 Compost use and marketing plan 1st review After LIFE communication plan Second yearly Report on the community composting performances - Households Second yearly Report on the community composting performances Tourism facilities B4 E3 B1 B2 30/04/2017 30/06/2017 30/06/2017 30/06/2017

MILESTONES OF THE PROJECT

Name of the Milestone Partnership agreement subscribed Project web-site online Permitting procedures for the installation of composting machines in the pilot area defined Informative meetings for tourism facilities operators Workshop on best practices Informative meetings for households Approval of the new waste charging system Launch of the local communication campaign in the pilot area Purchase and installation of the composting machines for households First training course on the use of compost at local level Purchase and installation of the composting machines by tourism facilities Assessment of the quality of compost produced by the composting machines Second training course on the use of compost at local level Final conference Third training course on the use of compost at local level Fourth training course on the use of compost at local level Launch of the community composting service in the interested municipalities of Garda Bresciano Area

Number of the associated action E1 D1 A1 B2 A1 B1 B3 B5 B1 B4 B2 B4 B4 D1 B4 B4 B6

Deadline 30/09/2014 31/10/2014 30/11/2014 31/12/2014 31/12/2014 28/02/2015 30/04/2015 30/04/2015 30/04/2015 30/06/2015 30/06/2015 31/12/2015 31/12/2015 30/06/2016 30/06/2016 31/12/2016 30/06/2017

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ACTIVITY REPORTS FORESEEN

Please indicate the deadlines for the following reports: Inception Report (to be delivered within 9 months after the project start); Progress Reports n1, n2 etc. (if any; to ensure that the delay between consecutive reports does not exceed 18 months); Mid-term Report with payment request (only for project longer than 24 months) Final Report with payment request (to be delivered within 3 months after the end of the project)

Type of report Inception report Midterm report Progress report Final report

Deadline 28/02/2015 31/12/2015 31/10/2016 30/09/2017

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - C3 TIMETABLE Action Action numbe A. Preparatory actions: A.1 Evaluation of strengths and weaknesses for the implementation of community composting in Italy Community composting in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera: households Community composting in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera: tourism facilities Review of waste collection scheme and charging system in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera Compost use and marketing in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera Information and communication campaign in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera Extension of community composting in the municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area Monitoring of the impact of community composting Communication and dissemination in Italy and Europe Project management and monitoring of the project progress Networking relevant EU funded projects (LIFE+ and other EU Programmes) After LIFE+ Communication Plan Name of the action I 2014 II III IV I 2015 II III IV I 2016 II III IV I 2017 II III IV I 2018 II III IV I 2019 II III IV

B. Implementation actions: B.1 B.2 B.3 B.4 B.5 B.6

C. Monitoring of the impact of the project actions: C.1 D.1 E.1 E.2 E.3 D. Communication and dissemination actions: E. Project management and monitoring of the project progress:

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 FINANCIAL APPLICATION FORMS

Part F financial information

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 R1 - Budget

Budget breakdown cost categories 1. Personnel 2. Travel and subsistence 3. External assistance 4. Durable goods 4.a 4.b 4.c Infrastructure Equipment Prototype

Total cost in

Eligible Cost in 758,210 15,380 68,000

% of total eligible costs 68.91 % 1.40 % 6.18 %

0 250,000 0

0 112,500 0 Not applicable 36,000 38,250 71,983

0.00 % 10.22 % 0.00 %

5. Land purchase / long-term lease /one-off compensation payments 6. Consumables 7. Other Costs 8. Overheads TOTAL 1,237,823

3.27 % 3.48 % 6.54 % 100 %

1,100,323

Contribution breakdown Requested EU contribution Coordinating Beneficiary's contribution Associated Beneficiaries' contribution Co-financiers contribution TOTAL

In 550,160 187,908 459,755 40,000 1,237,823

% of TOTAL 44.45 % 15.18 % 37.14 % 3.23 % 100.00 %

% of total eligible costs 50.00 %

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - R2 - Costs per Action

Cost category in Euro

Project action

1. Personnel

2. Travel

3. External assistance

4.a Infrastructure

4.b Equipment

4.c Prototype

6. Consumables

7. Other

TOTAL

A1 Evaluation of strengths and weaknesses for the implementation of community composting in Italy

36,530

320

2,250

39,100

B1 Community composting in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera: households

93,310

500

4,000

175,000

272,810

B2 Community composting in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera: tourism facilities

56,130

500

75,000

131,630

B3 Review of waste collection scheme and charging system in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera

68,640

300

68,940

B4 Compost use and marketing in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera

62,685

300

5,000

67,985

B5 Information and communication campaign in the pilot area of Gardone Riviera

53,760

1,200

15,000

10,000

79,960

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B6 Extension of community composting in the municipalities of the Garda Bresciano Area 85,490 1,100 5,000 0 0 0 10,000 0 101,590

C1 Monitoring of the impact of community composting

65,065

65,065

D1 Communication and dissemination in Italy and Europe

85,620

6,000

32,000

16,000

28,500

168,120

E1 Project management and monitoring of the project progress

126,610

4,160

7,000

7,500

145,270

E2 Networking relevant EU funded projects (LIFE+ and other EU Programmes)

24,370

1,000

25,370

E3 After LIFE+ Communication Plan

Overheads TOTAL
758,210 15,380 68,000 0 250,000 0 36,000 38,250

71,983 1,237,823

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Coordinating Beneficiary's contribution


Country code Beneficiary short name Total costs of the actions in (including overheads) 375,816 Beneficiary's own contribution in Amount of EU contribution requested in 187,908

IT

AMBIT

187,908

Associated Beneficiaries' contribution


Country code Beneficiary short name Total costs of the actions in (including overheads) 486,159 224,379 151,469 862,007 Associated beneficiary's own contribution in 271,830 112,190 75,735 459,755 Amount of EU contribution requested in 174,329 112,189 75,734 362,252

IT IT IT

GARDONE GARDAUNO CA21L

TOTAL Associated Beneficiaries

TOTAL All Beneficiaries

1,237,823

647,663

550,160

Co-financiers contribution
Co-financier's name CARG TOTAL Amount of cofinancing in 40,000 40,000

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Direct Personnel costs


Calculation => A B AxB

Beneficiary Action short name number AMBIT A1 AMBIT A1

AMBIT

A1

AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT

A1 B1 B1 B1

AMBIT

B1

AMBIT

B2

AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT

B2 B2 B2

Type of contract Permanent staff or civil servant Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project

Category/Role in the project Junior technician/Project assistant Senior technician/Waste expert

Daily rate (rounded to Number of Direct personnel the nearest ) person-days costs () 128 20 2,560 400 20 8,000

senior engineer/waste expert

240

40

9,600

Head of department/Project Manager Head of department/Project Manager Junior technician/Project assistant Senior technician/Waste expert

280 280 128 400

20 20 40 20

5,600 5,600 5,120 8,000

senior engineer/waste expert

240

40

9,600

senior engineer/waste expert

240

30

7,200

Head of department/Project Manager Junior technician/Project assistant Senior technician/Waste expert

280 128 400

20 10 10

5,600 1,280 4,000

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Direct Personnel costs


Calculation => A B AxB

Beneficiary Action short name number AMBIT B3 AMBIT AMBIT B3 B3

AMBIT

B3

AMBIT

B4

AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT

B4 B4 B4

AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT

B5 B5 B6 B6

AMBIT

B6

Type of contract Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Permanent staff or civil servant

Category/Role in the project Head of department/Project Manager Junior technician/Project assistant senior engineer/waste expert

Daily rate (rounded to Number of Direct personnel the nearest ) person-days costs () 280 40 11,200 128 240 20 40 2,560 9,600

Senior technician/Waste expert

400

20

8,000

Senior technician/Waste expert

400

10

4,000

Head of department/Project Manager Junior technician/Project assistant senior engineer/waste expert

280 128 240

20 20 20

5,600 2,560 4,800

Head of department/Project Manager Junior technician/Project assistant Junior technician/Project assistant senior engineer/waste expert

280 128 128 240

40 20 60 40

11,200 2,560 7,680 9,600

Head of department/Project Manager

280

20

5,600

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Direct Personnel costs


Calculation => A B AxB

Beneficiary Action short name number AMBIT B6

AMBIT AMBIT

C1 C1

AMBIT

C1

AMBIT

D1

AMBIT AMBIT

D1 D1

AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT

D1 E1 E1 E1 E1

Type of contract Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Permanent staff or civil servant Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Permanent staff or civil servant Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project

Category/Role in the project Senior technician/Waste expert

Daily rate (rounded to Number of Direct personnel the nearest ) person-days costs () 400 30 12,000

Head of department/Project Manager senior engineer/waste expert

280 240

40 40

11,200 9,600

Senior technician/Waste expert

400

40

16,000

Senior technician/Waste expert

400

20

8,000

Head of department/Project Manager senior engineer/waste expert

280 240

30 20

8,400 4,800

Junior technician/Project assistant Administrative/Financial Manager Head of department/Project Manager Junior technician/Project assistant Senior technician/Waste expert

128 280 280 128 400

40 90 80 40 20

5,120 25,200 22,400 5,120 8,000

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Direct Personnel costs


Calculation => A B AxB

Beneficiary Action short name number AMBIT E2 AMBIT E2

CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L

A1 B3 B5 B5 B6 B6 C1 C1 D1 D1 D1 E1 E1 E1 E2

Type of contract Permanent staff or civil servant Temporary staff not specifically hired for this project Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant

Category/Role in the project Head of department/Project Manager Senior technician/Waste expert

Daily rate (rounded to Number of Direct personnel the nearest ) person-days costs () 280 25 7,000 400 15 6,000

Technician/Project assistant Technician/Project assistant Technician/Project assistant Director/Project Manager Director/Project Manager Technician/Project assistant Technician/Project assistant Director/Project Manager Administrative/Financial assistant Technician/Project assistant Director/Project Manager Director/Project Manager Administrative/Financial assistant Technician/Project assistant Director/Project Manager

158 158 158 288 288 158 158 288 132 158 288 288 132 158 288

5 5 15 5 5 15 10 5 20 200 50 20 50 30 10

790 790 2,370 1,440 1,440 2,370 1,580 1,440 2,640 31,600 14,400 5,760 6,600 4,740 2,880

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Direct Personnel costs


Calculation => A B AxB

Beneficiary Action short name number CA21L E2 GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO A1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B3 B3 B4 B4 B4 B5 B5 B6 B6 B6 C1

Type of contract Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant

Category/Role in the project Technician/Project assistant Senior technician/Project assistant Director/Project Manager Senior technician/Project assistant Director/Project Manager Senior technician/Project assistant Junior technician/Project assistant Director/Project Manager Senior technician/Project assistant Director/Project Manager Junior technician/Project assistant Senior technician/Project assistant Senior technician/Project assistant Director/Project Manager Senior technician/Project assistant Junior technician/Project assistant Director/Project Manager Junior technician/Project assistant

Daily rate (rounded to Number of Direct personnel the nearest ) person-days costs () 158 20 3,160 280 560 280 560 280 150 560 280 560 150 280 280 560 280 150 560 150 10 20 50 10 30 20 20 30 10 20 60 20 5 60 20 30 20 2,800 11,200 14,000 5,600 8,400 3,000 11,200 8,400 5,600 3,000 16,800 5,600 2,800 16,800 3,000 16,800 3,000

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - F1

Direct Personnel costs


Calculation => A B AxB

Beneficiary Action short name number GARDAUNO C 1 GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE C1 D1 E1 E1 E2 A1 A1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B3 B3

Type of contract Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant

Category/Role in the project Director/Project Manager Senior technician/Project assistant Director/Project Manager Administrative/Financial Manager Director/Project Manager Director/Project Manager Responsible technical area/Project Manager Technician/Project assistant Responsible technical area/Project Manager Technician/Project assistant Administrative/Financial Manager Technician/Project assistant Technician/Project assistant Responsible technical area/Project Manager Technician/Project assistant Administrative/Financial Manager Technician/Project assistant Responsible technical area/Project Manager

Daily rate (rounded to Number of Direct personnel the nearest ) person-days costs () 560 10 5,600 280 560 250 560 560 253 155 253 155 238 130 130 253 155 238 155 253 20 10 50 30 5 10 30 70 60 10 80 30 40 30 10 60 30 5,600 5,600 12,500 16,800 2,800 2,530 4,650 17,710 9,300 2,380 10,400 3,900 10,120 4,650 2,380 9,300 7,590

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - F1

Direct Personnel costs


Calculation => A B AxB

Beneficiary Action short name number GARDONE B4 GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE B4 B4 B5 B5 B5 B6 B6 C1 C1 C1 D1 E1 E1 E2

Type of contract Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant Permanent staff or civil servant

Category/Role in the project Responsible technical area/Project Manager Technician/Project assistant Technician/Project assistant Responsible technical area/Project Manager Technician/Project assistant Technician/Project assistant Technician/Project assistant Responsible technical area/Project Manager Technician/Project assistant Responsible technical area/Project Manager Technician/Project assistant Responsible technical area/Project Manager Responsible technical area/Project Manager Administrative/Financial Manager Responsible technical area/Project Manager

Daily rate (rounded to Number of Direct personnel the nearest ) person-days costs () 253 25 6,325 155 130 253 130 155 155 253 130 253 155 253 253 238 253 TOTAL => 40 60 30 60 80 25 25 20 15 30 20 30 50 10 3,195 6,200 7,800 7,590 7,800 12,400 3,875 6,325 2,600 3,795 4,650 5,060 7,590 11,900 2,530 758,210

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - F2

Travel and subsistence costs


Calculation => Outside EU (YES / NO) Action number A B A+B

Beneficiary short name AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT AMBIT CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L CA21L

Destination (From / To) B1 B2 B3 B4 B5 B6 D1 D1 E1 E2 A1 B5 B6 D1 D1 D1 E1 From Milano to Gardone From Milano to Gardone From Milano to Gardone From Milano to Gardone From Milano to Gardone From Milano to Gardone From Milano to various Italian destinations From Milano to various EU destinations From Milano to Modena

Purpose of travel/number of trips and persons travelling, duration of trip (in days) Site visits/5 tripsx1personx1day Site visits/5tripsx1personsx1day Technical meetings/3 tripsx1personx1day Technical meetings/3 tripsx1personx1day Informative meetings/10 tripsx1personx1day Work group meetings/10 tripsx1personx1day National conferences/6 tripsx1personx2days EU Conferences/3 tripsx1personx2day SC Meetings/6tripsx2personsx1day Networking meetings/5tripsx1personsx1day Best practices exchange meeting/1 travelx2personsx1day Informative meetings/2tripsx1personsx1day Work group meetings/1 tripsx1personx1day Site visits in training courses/3tripsx2personsx1day EU Conferences/3 tripsx1personx2day National conferences/6 tripsx1personx2days SC Meetings/7tripsx2personsx1day Page 84 of 91

Travel costs () 500 500 300 300 1,000 1,000 600 900 720 500 120 200 100 600 900 600 840

Subsistence costs () 0 0 0 0 0 0 600 600 0 0 0 0 0 0 600 600 0

Total travel and subsistence costs () 500 500 300 300 1,000 1,000 1,200 1,500 720 500 120 200 100 600 1,500 1,200 840

No No No No No No No No No

From Milano to various No Italian destinations From Modena to Milano No From Modena to Gardone From Modena to Gardone From Modena to Gardone From Modena to various EU destinations From Modena to various Italian destinations From Modena to Milano No No No No No No

LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - F2

Travel and subsistence costs


Calculation => Outside EU (YES / NO) Action number A B A+B

Beneficiary short name CA21L GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDAUNO

Destination (From / To) E2 A1 E1 E1 From Modena to various Italian destinations From Gardone to Milano From Gardone to Modena From Gardone to Milano

Purpose of travel/number of trips and persons travelling, duration of trip (in days) Networking meetings/5tripsx1personsx1day Best practices exchange meeting/1 travelx2personsx1day SC Meetings/6tripsx2personsx1day SC Meetings/7tripsx2personsx1day TOTAL =>

Travel costs () 500 200 1,200 1,400 12,980

Subsistence costs () 0 0 0 0 2,400

Total travel and subsistence costs () 500 200 1,200 1,400 15,380

No No No No

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - F3

External assistance costs

Beneficiary Action short name number Procedure AMBIT D1 Direct treaty AMBIT AMBIT CA21L CA21L GARDAUNO GARDAUNO GARDONE GARDONE GARDONE D1 E1 D1 D1 B4 B6 B1 B5 B5 Direct treaty Direct treaty Direct treaty Direct treaty Direct treaty Public tender Direct treaty Public tender Public tender

Description Realization of project website Graphic design of project image and dissemination materials: informative brochure, rollup, informative boards, layman's report, e-newsletter, community composting guidelines Financial audit Design and realization of dissemination video in IT and EN External assistance for press agency activity Periodical analysis of the quality of compost Assistance for designing communication campaign and related informative materials for the extension of community composting in the consortium area Assistance for realizing the door-to-door informative tour for households Assistance for designing the local communication campaign and related informative materials Assistance for the realization of the educational kit and educational activities in schools on home composting TOTAL =>

Costs () 4,000 6,000 7,000 7,000 15,000 5,000 5,000 4,000 5,000 10,000 68,000

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - F4b

Durable goods: equipment costs

Beneficiary Action short name number Procedure GARDONE B1 Public tender GARDONE B2 Public tender

Description Purchase of 10 composting machines and of the related hosting structures equipped with e-gate entrance and personalized memory sticks for 1000 households Purchase of 5 composting machines for tourism facilities TOTAL =>

Actual cost Depreciation () (eligible cost) () 175,000 78,750 75,000 250,000 33,750 112,500

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - F6

Consumables

Beneficiary Action short name numbe Procedure AMBIT D1 Direct treaty CA21L GARDAUNO GARDONE D1 B6 B5 Direct treaty Public tender Public tender

Description Realization of communication and dissemination materials: 4 roll-up, general brochure IT/ENx2.000 copies; 1 poster IT/ENx30 copies;4 general informative boards, layman's report IT/ENx1000 copies Realization of dissemination materials: articles on specialized press; USB pendrive and gadgets for conferences; stands arrangements Realization of informative materials: at least 1 poster IT/ENx200 copies; 1 brochure IT/ENx15.000 copies; training manuals on the use of compost Realization of informative materials: 1 poster IT/ENx200 copies; 1 brochure IT/ENx5000copies; Educational kit x 1000 copies; 15 informative boardsx15sites TOTAL =>

Costs () 8,000 8,000 10,000 10,000 36,000

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - F7

Other costs

Beneficiary Action short name numbe Procedure AMBIT A1 Direct treaty AMBIT AMBIT CA21L CA21L CA21L GARDONE D1 E1 D1 D1 D1 D1 Direct treaty Framework contract Direct treaty Direct treaty Direct treaty Direct treaty

Description Costs for realizing best practices exchange meeting: coffe break and reimbursments for representatives of at least 5 best practices Fees for participating to 3 EU conferences and 6 National conferences Bank guarantee Costs for reimbursment of travel and subsistance costs to participants to the training course (site visits in Gardone Riviera) Costs for organizing 3 training courses for local authorities on community composting Costs for organizing the final conference and informative and dimostrative stands at trade fairs (at least 3) Costs for organizing informative stands and dissemination activities in the Garda Area TOTAL =>

Costs () 2,250 3,000 7,500 7,500 3,000 12,000 3,000 38,250

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Overheads

Beneficiary short name CA21L GARDAUNO GARDONE AMBIT

Total direct costs of the project in 141,560 209,700 325,850 351,230 1,028,340

Overhead amount () 9,909 14,679 22,809 24,586 71,983

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LIFE13 ENV/IT/000698 - Attachments

Proposal attachments
Included? Attachment title gargnano_declaration_support Province of Brescia declaration of support tremosine_declaration_support desenzano_declaration_support tignale_declaration_support pozzolengo_declaration_support tourism_faciliy_2 declaration of support sal_declaration_support tourism_facility_3 declaration of support sirmione_declaration_support moniga_declaration_support Tourism_facility_1 declaration of support ANCI declaration of support toscolano_declaration_support beneficiary annual accounts (profit and loss account, balance sheet) independent audit report simplified financial statement (Excel file) Attachment type declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) declaration of support (other than form A8) beneficiary annual accounts (profit and loss account, balance sheet) independent audit report simplified financial statement (Excel file) Yes No

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