23/10/2012 - After an 8-months test phase starting in January, the Urban Community of Besançon has decided to stay with its incentive fees system consisting of a fixed (50%) and variable part, calculated by weight.

According to the Community, the incentive fee only costs 1,40 euros per inhabitant, whereas the old system was costing 77 euros on average, with an annual increase of nearly 2% in recent years. Besides these economic benefits, the anticipation of the incentive fee has been said to cause a decrease in residual waste of around 10% during the 2 years before implementation. ...

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01/10/2012 - Implementing Waste Prevention at Local and Regional Level

The Pre-waste final conference will take place at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels (Belgium) during the European Waste and Resource Days. This event will mark the closure of the project and exhibit its results, highlighting efficient waste prevention tools and strategies for cities and regions.

After a short introduction to the project and its European context, the Pre-waste methodology fo...

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Implementing Waste Prevention at Regional Level

The Pre-waste final conference took place in Brussels (Belgium) during the European Waste and Resource Conference Days, organized by ACR+ and

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