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What should be the GHG emission reduction targets for the waste sector? NEW
Zero Waste Europe 4 Days, 4 Hours, 31 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 5 Days, 5 Hours, 21 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 1 Week, 5 Hours, 12 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 1 Week, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 58 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 1 Week, 6 Days, 48 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 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 47 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 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 10 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 1 Month, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 50 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...
The zero waste agenda for the Catalan elections NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
In the context of the upcoming municipal election in Catalonia the next 24th of May, the Estratègia Catalana de Residu Zero (Catalan Zero Waste Strategy) has activated its political influence to put pressure on all political parties and reques...
Zero Waste France on its Way to COP21 NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
France is preparing to host the 21st session of the Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), a.k.a. the COP21, and so does Zero Waste France.   The COP21 will take place in Paris from November...
The Circular Economy and REACH – an essential partnership NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
The interaction between product, waste and chemicals legislation is a key aspect of the circular economy. It is an important part of a successful transition to sound material loops, and to our protection from hazardous substances. It’s importan...
Zero Waste – a Key Solution for a Low-Carbon Economy NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
  Management of waste has critical climate implications. While waste is not always seen as a critical frontline issue for climate change mitigation, it in fact offers particularly cost-effective and ready-to-implement solutions pathways that can...
6th Spanish Gathering Against Waste Incineration in Cement Kilns NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 19 Minutes ago
  The 6th Spanish Gathering Against Waste Incineration in Cement Kilns took place the last 13-15 of March in Vilafranca del Penedès (Catalonia, Spain). It was organized by the Movement Against Waste incineration in Uniland – a cemen...
And the European waste champion is … Belgium! NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Belgium managed to be the best performing country in waste management in 2013. Thanks to reducing waste generation and good recycling rates the Belgians managed to send for disposal in landfills and incinerators only 197kg per person. The big (negati...
Joint Statement on improving product durability and reparability NEW
Zero Waste Europe 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Hours, 44 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 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 31 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 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 23 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 3 Months, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 54 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 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 24 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 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 10 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...