On November 7, 2019, the Retail Association met with representatives of KCBS (Kosovo Center for Business Support) with the Executive Director, Mr. Nazmi Pllana, and the Project Manager, Ms. Alma Qupeva. KCBS is a non-governmental organization founded in 2012 that currently deals with environmental care activities and more specifically with the issue of plastic bags. The project “A Kosovo without plastic bags” is a project in the design phase that aims to protect the environment from plastic bags.
In this meeting were discussed the plans for collecting recommendations from businesses; the process of submitting recommendations to the working parties; and the importance of including these recommendations in further processes by the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning.
In conclusion, the Retail Association remains open to cooperate with various organizations that aim to protect the environment, consumers and economic entities.