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The TransWaste project will have its final conference: “Less waste, more resources – Reuse and the informal sector in Europe” on Monday, 24th and Tuesday, 25th September 2012 at the Hotel Gellért in Budapest, Hungary.  The aim of the Final Conference is to bring together people and/or organisations that are dealing with reuse and/or the informal sector in waste management to give the possibility to learn about and to discuss…

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11/10/2012 - Some of the Pre-waste good practices were presented at the European 'Open Days', held from 8 to 10 October in Brussels. Organised by the European Commission, the Open Days aim at giving the possibility to cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy. ACR+ took the opportunity of the Open Days to highlight and explain several waste prevention good practices implemented…

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On 31 May 2012, Roquetas de Mar organised a national conference to introduce the content and outcomes of the project Pre-waste to interested stakeholders. After the introduction of the Pre-waste project, the City of Roquetas de Mar presented its first stage report which contains an analysis of the good practices collected by the project partners and a feasibility study on the good practices selected for implementation by the city. Roquetas…

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  • Date 31 May 2012
On 9 May 2012, 99 participants from all over Sweden gathered in Stockholm to attend the seminar “Waste Prevention in Practice – From Words to Action” organised by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute together with the Environmental Protection Agency, the municipality of Karlskrona and Avfall Sverige. This one-day event highlighted the major issues in the field of waste prevention and gave public and private stakeholders the opportunity to exchange opinions…

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  • Date 9 May 2012
The final conference of the Med Zero Waste Project, which over the past two years has involved agencies, universities and local aof the Euro-Mediterranean area, will be held at Rome. The event is scheduled for Friday 8th June from 9:30 in the prestigious “Spazio Europa” hall, inside the palace of the EU Representation in Italy (Via IV Novembre 149, Rome). During the conference the project partners of the Zero Waste…

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  • Date 8 June 2012
The closing conference of the Pre-waste project will take place on 7 November 2012 at the Committee of the Regions, in Brussels. During this event, the 20 best practices on waste prevention chosen by the project partners will be highlighted, along with the results of the partners’ feasibility studies on the transfer of some good practices on their territory. Moreover, the web tool aimed at helping public authorities to monitor…

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  • Date 7 November 2012
The most outstanding actions carried out during each edition of the European Week for Waste Reduction are rewarded every year during a European awards ceremony, which will take place this year on the 19th of June in Paris. Prizes are granted for the most outstanding EWWR actions carried out in 5 different categories:•    Administration/public authority•    Association/NGO•    Business/industry•    Educational establishment•    Other (for example hospital, retirement home, cultural institution...)There will also be…

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  • Date 19-20 June 2012
On 12 – 15 June, in Rennes, Irstea is co-organising the 8th ORBIT Conference on Global Assessment for Organic Resources and Waste Management. This major reunion aims to present the global context of waste management today, with a special focus on the assessment of environmental, social and economical tools. 180 presentations from more than 30 countries, a poster session, and an exhibition will cover topics such as EU policies and…

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  • Date 12-15 June 2012
Sustainable development and green growth in Europe’s cities and regions are not just responses to fight climate change. They are also crucial parts of the roadmap to finding a path through the economic and financial crisis and recovering jobs and growth. This was the main message delivered by local, regional and European politicians at the Fifth European Summit of Regions and Cities which took place in Copenhagen (22-23 March). Titled…

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  • Date 30 March 2012
The INTERREG IVC programme organises two communication seminars on 17 and 18 April, 2012, in Sofia, Bulgaria, for all project partners in charge of communication activities of their projects. On 17 April, newcomers to the INTERREG IVC programme, the 4th call projects, will get the necessary information on the publicity requirements. They will have an opportunity to improve their skills in four interactive workshops on media relations, writing, stakeholder involvement,…

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  • Date 17-18/04/2012
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