As part of the cross-border project “YOUth DRIVE – a program to raise awareness on proper waste management and empowering legislators to act”, funded by the European Union, a workshop “Analysis of the situation and a set of recommendations on waste and pollution in the area of the West Herzegovina County and the Bay of Kotor ”. Patricia Pobrić (NGO Our action from Kotor) and Lucija Kvesić (Association for Development, Environment and Culture EKO ZH from Široki Brijeg) greeted the gathering in front of the project partners, who informed the participants about the results so far. Radoslav Udovicic, an expert in environmental protection, presented the analysis of illegal landfills and waste treatment in three Boka municipalities. Jozo Kolobarić, sociologist and eco activist, spoke about the impact of (un) awareness of citizens on the need for proper waste management with examples of positive practice. In the next two days, similar workshops will be organized in Tivat and Herceg Novi.