Greening the Scrap Metal Value Chain through Promotion of BAT/BEP to Reduce U-POPs Releases from Recycling Facilities

Project Summary

Promote and introduce BAT/BEP measures in scrap metal recycling facilities in order to reduce or eliminate unintentional POPs releases

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Department of Primary Industries andMines, Ministry of Industry (DPIM-MoI),Pollution Control Department (PCD) andDepartment of Environmental QualityPromotion (DEQP) under the Ministry ofNatural Resources and Environment(MoNRE), Iron and Steel Institute ofThailand (ISIT)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
33,714,786 USD
GEF Agency Fees
427,500 USD
Total Cost 38,364,786.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Jul 2015
Preparation Grant Approved
11 Mar 2016
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Jan 2018
Project closed