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Joint Statement on improving product durability and reparability NEW
Zero Waste Europe 14 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
“We live in a disposable society. It’s easier to throw things out than to fix them.” – Neil LaBute The problem If the rest of the world consumed the way Europeans do, we would need the equivalent of two‐and-­a-­h...
European experts sign a Manifesto to boost a new model of food waste management in the Mediterranean basin NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Days, 10 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
A group of experts involved in the European Project SCOW, among which Zero Waste Europe, gathered in Barcelona to sign a manifesto to outline the strategies for improving food waste management in the Mediterranean area. It is estimated that this wast...
Zero Waste practices from San Francisco (USA) and Contarina (Italy) show transition is possible NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
The front-runners in the US and the EU when it comes to waste management presented their experiences in Brussels in March 4. A selected audience composed of members of the European Parliament, European Commission officials and stakeholders learned ab...
Arts, fashion and zero waste NEW
Zero Waste Europe 4 Weeks, 22 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
The world of arts and fashion maintains a very stimulating dialogue with the world of waste. Artists, eco-designers, and handcrafts professionals have found in waste materials a source of inspiration, a thrilling challenge to their creativity and eve...
New case study: The story of Contarina shows 85% recycling is possible! NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
This case study proves that high recycling targets are not only feasible, they also save money and create jobs Zero Waste Europe publishes today a new case study showing that in less than 15 years it is possible to reach more than 80% in separate col...
Stakeholders ask EC for evidence to justify withdrawal of Circular Economy Package NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Today Surfrider Foundation, Friends of the Earth Europe, European Environmental Bureau and Zero Waste Europe have sent a letter to the European Commission asking for access to the documents used to justify the decision to withdraw the Waste Package u...
1st Zero Waste Fair in the Philippines NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
  The first Philippine Zero Waste Fair took off on January 22, in Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City. Organized by EcoWaste Coalition, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, Mother Earth Foundation, and Health Care Without Harm, the Zero...
EU Circular Economy Package: Questioning the reasons for withdrawal NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
EU Circular Economy Package: Questioning the reasons for withdrawal The proposal by the European Commission to withdraw the Circular Economy Package from its 2015 Work Programme has produced a worrying climate of uncertainty. The arguments given for...
Recycle the grey bin! NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
“Recycle the grey bin” is the name of the campaign that has been conducted Zabor Zero – Zero Waste Basque Country in recent months to denounce the containers for mixed waste as one of the main reasons for low recycling rates and hig...
Gipuzkoa to save €250 million after scrapping the construction of the incineration plant NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
15/01/2015 Translated from article published by GHK – click here for original text in Spanish and Basque   Although Gipuzkoa will have to pay the so-called SWAP, speculative products contracted by the former managers of the GHK (the Gipuzk...
The third phase of the Zero Waste Italy movement launched in Capannori NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
The Zero Waste Italy national meeting took place in Capannori, in the Lucca province, on 3 and 4 January. Meetings and workshops focused on three main themes (empowerment, ZW start-ups and local enterprises, and composting) and attracted over 150 par...
Zero Waste is a Climate Solution at the COP20 NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
  The UN Climate Conference (COP 20) concluded in Lima last 13th December after 12 days and 33 extra hours of negotiations, with a far more disappointing agreement that the more sceptical-minded would have dared guessing. Yet still, this was an...
From China to Spain: all the way to Zero Waste NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
From December 8th to 12th, Zero Waste Europe welcomed Yimin of Eco Canton, an association based in Guangzhou, South-East of China, member of the China Zero Waste Alliance. Yimin, who has been taking part of a twinning exchange with Zero Waste France...
Zero Waste illuminates the Low-Carbon Development Path in China NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
There is ample scientific evidence warning of the imminent dangers of climate change and inaction – not only the last 5th Assessment Report of the IPCC has been clear on these projections: while the UN Climate Change COP20 negotiations were tak...
New book about Zero Waste in France NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Months, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
On the eve of the European Week for Waste Reduction 2014, Zero Waste France unveiled its scenario for zero waste territories and described it in a book. The book, published by Rue de l’échiquier, is a toolkit for all those willing to tak...
Don’t bin it! Europe needs the waste package NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 47 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 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 52 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 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 10 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 4 Months, 1 Hour, 26 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 4 Months, 21 Hours, 46 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...