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Waste management is one of the key areas in cities and regions across the Baltic Sea. There are many innovative approaches to prevent, recycle and re-use waste, but these are seldom discussed in a transnational way. On March 23, representatives from public administrations and local municipalities, research institutions and the private sector, met in Hamburg to present innovative approaches to prevent, recycle and re-use waste in Baltic countries. This seminar…

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  • Date 23 March 2012
On March 15, marking the 14th European Consumer Day, the conference “Sustainable Consumption in a Time of Crisis” explored the possibility of making sustainable consumption a mass-reality in the time of crisis. Invited by the European Economic and Social Committee and the Danish Consumer Council, representatives from across Europe analysed the potentials and limitations of market-driven sustainability. There was a broad consensus that the current time of austerity should be…

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On 9 May, in Stockholm, the Municipality of Karlskrona is co-organising a seminar on "Waste Prevention in practice - from words to action". The prevention of waste and move towards a resource efficient society is one of today's major challenges. The EU wants member states to break the link between growth and waste volumes. How do we do it? What incentives are there? What are the social benefits? During the…

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  • Date 9 May 2012
On 14 and 15 March 2012 the 5th National Meeting of Organic are held in Lorient. Organized by Cap Lorient and IDEAL Connaissance, with the support of Compost plus, this event will address bio-waste management and prevention strategies implemented in France and abroad. These two days are organized around a program of 10 lectures, site visits and a fair. These meetings will provide an opportunity to take stock of methanation,…

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Between 7 and 9 February 2012, the Pre-waste partners meet in Sofia to assess and discuss the progress of the project. On the first day, following a presentation of Sofia's strategy for waste prevention with the presence of Mrs. Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia Municipality, and Mrs. Maria Boyadjiiska, Deputy Mayor, the partners will address the development of the monitoring webtool. On the second day, the partners will meet in small interactive…

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  • Date 07-09/02/2012
During the second half of 2011, several Pre-waste partners are to hold events on waste prevention, giving the opportunity to talk about the Pre-waste project, but also to address specific key issues related to waste reduction. In particular, the Marche Region and WasteServ Malta Ltd will inscribe their event in larger frames or events in November, namely Ecomondo in Italy and the European Week for Waste Reduction. Pre-waste project coordinator,…

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Cities and regions will have a unique opportunity to be trained by EU experts in waste prevention, during a one-day training session to be held in Bucharest on 12 October 2011. Organized by SPCII Ilfov, ACR+ and Brussels Environment, this interactive and practical event will focus on how to elaborate a waste prevention plan and how to transfer waste prevention good practices in regional contexts. Considering the European obligation for…

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Pre-waste project was presented in Sofia on 6th and 7th of June 2011, organized by the Sofia Municipality. The conference was an opportunity for Sofia Municipality to make an overview of its own municipal policy and waste management, introducing as well the European project Pre-waste, discussing the keys and goals of the project, the meaning of it within the Sofia Municipality and the way Pre-waste project has to be disseminated…

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  • Date 6-7/06/2011
On 11th March 2011, in Tampere, Tampere Regional Solid Waste Management (TRSWM) and EcoFellows organized the closing event of the 2010-2011 “Reel Time” film festival, where thirteen movies about responsible consumption and waste prevention were shown to the public. After showing the movies, a seminar on the topic "Is happiness without material just an utopia?" took place.

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  • Date 11/03/2011
In October 2011, an experts’ training seminar on waste prevention will be organised by SPCII Ilfov, the Romanian Pre-waste partner, in Bucharest. This training seminar will address the transferability of waste prevention good practices and the development of waste prevention plans. The training event will be preceeded with a national conference on waste prevention, also organised by SPCII Ilfov. The training will aim to provide pratical and concrete information on…

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