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13/09/2012 - In 2007, LIPOR, the authority responsible for the waste management of eight municipalities in the Porto region (Portugal), launched its Home Composting Project ‘Terra à Terra’. It aims to promote the reduction of organic waste in households, schools, institutions and companies in the area by distributing 10,000 composting bins. This way, up to 3,000 tonnes of bio-waste are estimated to be diverted from landfills and incineration per year.

Every inhabitant of the area w...

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Friday, 25 May 2012 09:00

Waste Prevention Monitoring

Access the Pre-waste webtool

An important final goal of the Pre-waste project is to help public authorities with the monitoring of their waste prevention actions, in particular by setting up a shared web tool to assess their waste prevention policies thanks to a set of indicators. Indicators can be used for several purposes, for instance:

-    Assessing the relevancy of a waste prevention action, by assessing potential results and bringing evidence of actual resul...

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