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Zero Waste Europe

URL: http://www.zerowasteeurope.eu

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Don’t bin it! Europe needs the waste package NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Days, 7 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
80% of Europeans want their country to waste less and an ample majority wants Europe to recycle more whereas business leaders warn about rising resource prices and need for increasing resource efficiency. So far the European Union was responding to t...
Zero Waste present in World Resources Forum in Peru NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Week, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
In October of 2014 Zero Waste International Alliance (ZWIA)’s Chair Person, Mr. Richard Anthony, and Board Member Mrs. Ana Carvalho, organized, conducted, and presented a workshop for approximately 250 people at the World Resource Forum (WRF) i...
The Eco-Pulplast project: a zero waste example of innovation in the paper industry NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Reuse pulper, the waste of recycled paper industries, and transform it into second-life plastic: this is the aim of the Eco-Pulplast project. The project was born in Lucca, the biggest paper industry district in Europe, with 120 firms, over 6,200 emp...
55 European and international civil society organisations ask commission to reject authorisation of hazardous DEHP in PVC plastic NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
55 EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS ASK COMMISSION TO REJECT AUTHORISATION OF HAZARDOUS DEHP IN PVC PLASTIC   By early 2015, the Commission must decide whether or not to grant authorisation for the continued use of the plas...
Press Release: ZWE welcomes the EU decision to reduce single-use plastic bags NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Brussels, 21 November 2014 The EU has taken a historic step with the approval with the first piece of legislation aimed at bringing down the use of single-use plastic bags. The compromise allows member States to choose between a plastic bag reduction...
European gathering against waste incineration in cement kilns NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Waste incineration in cement kilns has been put on the spot once more as one of the biggest obstacles to zero waste solutions and a major source of pollution with severe impacts on the environment and public health, this time at the European Gatherin...
South African Waste Pickers on a Zero Waste Tour NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 2 Minutes ago
 South African Waste Pickers are amongst those organized communities that have turned the tide of their role in the waste management systems. Since the creation of their national organization SAWPA – the South African Waste Pickers Associa...
Reporting the International Training on Organics Management NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Minutes ago
The International Training Course on Organics Management took place last 13-14 October in Donosti (Basque Country, Spain) and it was an excellent opportunity to address the management of the organic fractions of waste, including collection and treatm...
Ljubljana; first EU capital to adopt a Zero Waste strategy NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 2 Minutes ago
The Slovenian capital and three other municipalities, Vrhnika, Borovnica and Log Dragomer join the European network of Zero Waste municipalities September 8, 2014   The mayor of Ljubljana, Mr. Zoran Janković announced today the commitment o...
Press Release: New Case Studies Show ‘Zero Waste’ Success in Europe NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
                        Zero Waste Europe publishes today three new case studies (a second edition and two brand new cases) showing that the successful development and implementation of zero...
Communities Demand an End to Plastic Bags on #plasticbagfreeday NEW
Zero Waste Europe 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
More than 100 organizations from all over the world took action on the International Plastic Bag Free Day, celebrated last 3rd July, to demand an end to plastic bags use and raise awareness about its impacts on the environment, most importantly...
‘Management of organics, A Fundamental Pillar For Zero Waste Success’ – Focus of Next International Training NEW
Zero Waste Europe 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
One of the pillars of Zero Waste is source separation of organics –the only way to obtain clean, high-quality compost. The most successful experiences within the Zero Waste network, those places that have achieved separate collection percentage...
Press Release on International bag-free day: EU Council of Ministers must clamp down on use of plastic bags NEW
Zero Waste Europe 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
[Brussels, July 3, 2014 - joint press release] On the International Plastic Bag-Free Day, EU Ministers must support a European Parliament proposal which sets limits on environmentally damaging single-use plastic bags, according to a coalition of envi...
Press Release: Circular Economy Package puts Europe firmly on the Zero Waste track but… NEW
Zero Waste Europe 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) welcomes the Circular Economy package published today by the European Commission and acknowledges its good intention to move the EU towards Zero Waste. As a network of local zero waste groups and more than 300 European municip...
The Zero Waste Tour kicks off! NEW
Zero Waste Europe 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
The Zero Waste activist Danilo Boni started cycling the tour which will bring him to visit many Zero Waste experiences in the country. The tour starts today Tuesday, May 27, […]...
The #ageofdecommissioning (incinerators) NEW
Zero Waste Europe 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 22 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
The reality of incineration overcapacity in many countries in Europe has provided eye-opening facts about up to what point incinerators prevent real waste reduction, reuse, recycling and resource efficiency in […]...
A Massive Let’s Do It! Cleaning up the Mediterranean Coast NEW
Zero Waste Europe 7 Months, 1 Week, 7 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
On the 10th and 11th of May, tens of thousands of volunteers from communities all around the Mediterranean Sea and from three continents gathered to participate in simultaneous Clean-Up Events […]...
Steps to implement the circular economy concept NEW
Zero Waste Europe 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
In view of the coming Clean-up actions planned for May 10, we issues a joint statement together with other European NGOs, calling for the European Union to implement 10 steps […]...
We love compost! International compost awareness week NEW
Zero Waste Europe 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 13 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
This week we celebrate the International Compost Awareness Week, an initiative of the US Compost Council that invites everyone to organize activities to promote compost around the world as the […]...
Waste – the controversial side of climate change mitigation in the latest IPCC report NEW
Zero Waste Europe 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Waste is contributing to climate change but it can also be part of the solution if true Zero Waste principles are implemented. Last week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change […]...