Circular Mindset for Change

Project objective: To improve the regional development polices in the field of stimulation the circular economy in the regions with a focus on procurement.

Project ID: 02C0421

Financing Programme: Interreg Europe

Project start day: 1 April 2024

Project duration: 4 years, divided into: core phase and follow up phase:

  • Core phase – 3 years (6 semesters)
  • Follow up phase – 1 year (2 semesters)


Associated Policy Authorities:

The role of the Cleantech Bulgaria and the municipality of Kardzhali

Cleantech Bulgaria will work in close cooperation with the municipality of Kardzhali to revise and adapt its policies for stimulating the circular economy in the region, stipulated in the strategic document of the municipality – INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN OF KARDZHALI MUNICIPALITY 2021-2027 (IDP).


The implementation of the activities is divided into semesters of 6 months, during which the partners will exchange experience, analyse the needs and identify good practices, on the basis of which particular measures for improvements in the strategic documents, focused at stimulating the circular economy in the regions, will be proposed.

The activities are divided into two phases:

  • Core phase – 3 years (6 semesters)
  • Follow up phase – 1 year (2 semesters)

Link to the project page:  Circular Minds – Circular Mindset for Change | Interreg Europe – Sharing solutions for better policy

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