More than 12,600 EWWR actions in 2013!

According to the last count, 12,682 EWWR actions in 23 countries were implemented in the EWWR 2013, taking place from 16 to 24 November. Previous records have therefore been broken again (10,793 actions in 2012, 7,035 in 2011, 4,346 in 2010 and 2,672 in 2009). In order to coordinate and promote the 2013 Week, 34 Coordinators across 19 countries mobilised stakeholders and validated their actions. Find out more about edition 2013 in the EWWR press file.

The European Week for Waste Reduction 2014 will take place from 22 to 30 November 2014.

This year’s edition of the EWWR will have a special focus on food waste prevention in the scope of the Prevention Thematic Days 2014. Comprehensive information and communication material will be prepared for this purpose, helping you to organize actions in the scope of the PTD 2014.

Before the EWWR 2014, there are three other main events taking place in May:

  • The European Clean-Up Day: On 10 May 2014, the European Clean-Up Day will take place for the first time. We warmly invite you to actively take part in “Let’s Clean Up Europe” 2014 and help removing litter from Europe’s environment!
  • International conference: An international conference on waste expertise sharing and awareness-raising will take place on 22 May 2014. The event will be organized by AICA in the beautiful city of Rome and will be held with the participation of European professionals in the field of the 3Rs: reduce, reuse, and recycle. It would be a pleasure to welcome you at the conference!
  • The awards ceremony: On the evening of the international conference on 22 May 2014, the best EWWR actions of the 2013 edition will be rewarded with the EWWR awards.

More information about the European Week for Waste Reduction