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Time to Redesign Extended Producer Responsibility for a Circular Economy: New study from Zero Waste Europe. NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Newly released findings of a study commissioned by Zero Waste Europe1 reveal current EPR schemes are lacking in scope and effectiveness. This study provides clear evidence that Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes in Europe are insufficient...
Press Release: Study Finds Extended Producer Responsibility Needs Redesign for Circular Economy NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Study Finds Extended Producer Responsibility Needs Redesign for Circular Economy For Immediate Release: 15, July, 2015 Contact: Joan-Marc Simon info@zerowasteeurope.eu, +32 2503-49 11 *** A new study commissioned by Zero Waste Europe[1] finds majorit...
The European Parliament shows the way to circular economy NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Weeks, 12 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
The Commission has homework for the summer: if it wants to save time and efforts for the co-legislative process, it should take note of Sirpa Pietikäinen’s report and include its proposals in the future text. On July 9 the plenary session...
Plastic Bag Free Day 2015 Global Round-up NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Plastic has permeated every corner of our oceans and rivers, leaving virtually no inch of ocean plastic free.1 But all around the world, communities and cities are showing that another way is possible. From Manila to Montenegro, people are saying no...
Press Release: International Bag Free Day – New EU Directive paves the way for a Europe without plastic bags NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
INTERNATIONAL BAG FREE DAY: New EU Directive paves the way for a Europe without plastic bags For more information: www.plasticbagfreeday.org *** Brussels, July 3, 2015 – On International Plastic Bag Free Day, a coalition of environmental and wa...
Climate and waste talks in Bonn NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 1 Day, 38 Minutes ago
On the run-up to the COP in Paris, GAIA, Zero Waste Europe and Zero Waste France participated in the UNFCCC intersessional conference that took place on Bonn, June 3-11. The talks did not deliver significant progress on the deal that is expected to b...
European Parliament calls for ambitious circular economy NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 1 Minute ago
Last 17th June, the Committee on the Environment, Publich Health and Food Safety of the European Parliament approved the Own Initiative Report “Resource Efficiency: moving towards a circular economy“. Although the report still needs to be...
Fill in Bellies Not Bins – Disco Soup in Manchester NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Have you heard of Disco Soup? You may, as this event is spreading out throughout Europe as a celebration of taking food waste out of the bins and filling lots of bellies instead. What is used to be known as skip diving, urban gleaning, salvaging, or...
Engaging Hong Kong on the Road to Zero Waste NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 4 Days, 50 Minutes ago
By Emma Stokking – The Unpackaged Coalition Pictures Credit – Chandni Chotrani and Bronwen Chan On June 11th, Hong Kong hosted its first-ever Zero Waste Global Summit to publicly address the issue of waste reduction in the region and...
New case study: The story of Gipuzkoa, the fastest transition towards Zero Waste in Europe NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 24 Minutes ago
This case study proves that a fast transition to meet EU recycling targets is possible in less than 5 years Zero Waste Europe publishes a new case study and video showing the transition of Gipuzkoa towards zero waste. This province located in th...
Pope Francis Embraces Zero Waste NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
The Chief of the Catholic Church just published an encyclical warning about the risks of wasteful societies and calling for Zero Waste. Two years ago, Pope Francis posted a video on youtube praising waste pickers for their task. At that time, he said...
Inspiring and powerful Zero Waste Gathering in Sofia NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
From Friday 5th to Sunday 7 June, dozens of zero waste campaigners, experts and supporters from across Europe gathered in Sofia, Bulgaria for 3 days of discussion, planning and strategy at the Zero Waste Europe Annual General Assembly, hosted by Zero...
What should be the GHG emission reduction targets for the waste sector? NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
The waste sector offers an enormous potential for GHG emission reduction. As highlighted in the statement recently launched by a coalition of like-minded NGOs working in the field, the optimum increase of waste targets related to reuse/recycling, wou...
New case study: The story of Ljubljana, first Zero Waste capital in Europe! NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 45 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 the impressive transition of Ljubljana towards zero waste. The Slovenian ca...
Progressive industry calls for an ambitious Circular Economy Policy NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
A group of progressive industries accounting for more than 2300 companies from all sectors, from multinationals to SMEs, have presented a joint manifesto calling for an ambitious renewed Circular Economy Package. This initiative has been led by De Gr...
Let’s clean up Europe! NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Every year, millions of tonnes of litter end up in oceans, beaches, forests and elsewhere in nature. That’s why between 8th and 10th May, we celebrated the clean up Europe day within the campaign “Let’s clean up Europe”. This...
The objectionable role of the EU in the international toxics negotiations NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
The EU has pushed dangerous standards for three toxic flame retardant chemicals widely used in building insulation, upholstery and electronics (HBCD, PentaBDE, and OctaBDE) at the UN Conference to the Basel, the Rotterdam and the Stockholm Convention...
WALKING THE CIRCLE: The 4 guiding pillars for a Circular Economy NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Efficient material management, reduction of toxic substances, energy efficiency and economic incentives. The Circular Economy could bring significant environmental, social and economic benefits to the European Union. In order to deliver resource effi...
Press release: The 4 guiding principles for a Circular Economy NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Brussels, 18 May 2015 After the withdrawal of the Circular Economy Package in February 2015, the European Commission committed itself to present a more ambitious proposal that would drive the European Union towards a truly circular economy. Zero Wast...
Climate Finance for the Waste Sector: What is it About? NEW
Zero Waste Europe 3 Months, 10 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Inter-linkages between waste and climate change issues are not always self-explanatory to the common eye. Apparently it seems that the former deals with the rubbish bin and the latter deals with reducing CO2 and typhoons, doesn’t it? Well, if y...