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Communities Demand an End to Plastic Bags on #plasticbagfreeday NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 4 Days, 24 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 1 Month, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 27 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 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 9 Hours, 54 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 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 58 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 3 Months, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 56 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 3 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 47 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 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 2 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 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 12 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 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 15 Hours, 41 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 4 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 24 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 […]...
European Parliament votes in favour of reducing single-use plastic bags NEW
Zero Waste Europe 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 16 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
One more step towards the reduction of single-use plastic bags in Europe! On April 16 the plenary of the European Parliament voted in favour of the draft European Directive on […]...
Packaging-free shopping on the rise in Europe NEW
Zero Waste Europe 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
The number of shops in Europe that sell in bulk is growing constantly. Aside from the well-established Italian Effecorta and Catalan Granel, in Vienna Lunzers Mass-Greisslerei is offering products in […]...
Zero Waste: the answer to “Wasted potential!” in the EcoInnovation Forum NEW
Zero Waste Europe 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
The Annual Forum on EcoInnovation took place in Hannover during April 7 and 8. This year the topic of the forum was waste and resources and was entitled: “Wasted potential!: […]...
Better waste policy: Europe’s golden opportunity to create jobs and cut pollution NEW
Zero Waste Europe 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 20 Minutes ago
An ambitious waste policy in Europe would help create more jobs by 2025 than the European Commission claims would be generated from its trade agreement with the US, according to […]...
And the best waste performing country in Europe is… Estonia! NEW
Zero Waste Europe 4 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
According to Eurostat statistics published last week the best performing countries in Europe when it comes to waste avoidance and recycling are Estonia, Slovenia and Belgium. Indeed, there are countries […]...
When waste ends up in a…cement kiln NEW
Zero Waste Europe 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Waste incineration in cement kilns is a widespread reality in Spain that is causing major distress to local communities, as it’s been one more time confirmed in the 5th gathering […]...
“Non Bruciamo il futuro” new book from Rossano Ercolini NEW
Zero Waste Europe 6 Months, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
“In Italy, where against landfills and incinerators there have been many barricades and very few proposals, the story of Capannori and Rossano Ercolini should be studied at school” La Repubblica […]...
Restart Party: celebrating stuff coming back to life NEW
Zero Waste Europe 6 Months, 4 Days, 2 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Last week 60 people met  at the Kentish Town Community Centre, in London to restart many things. For those who don’t know what a Restart Party is, just imagine a […]...
Moulinot: closing the loop for restaurant food waste in Paris NEW
Zero Waste Europe 6 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Paris is one of the worst-performing European cities when it comes to waste management. Low source separation rates, insufficient incentives and many incinerators & landfills. Same as everywhere, organic waste […]...
Game over – Guipuzkoa’s incinerator NEW
Zero Waste Europe 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
The expensive & dangerous adventure of building an incinerator in Gipuzkoa is finally over. After a long process the project has been cancelled. Video with French subtitles click here. Video […]...