The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is a 3-year project supported by the LIFE+ Program of the European Commission organised from 2009 still ongoing. Each year the Week took place across Europe at the end of November.

The idea of the European Week for Waste Reduction is to promote waste reduction during a whole week by coordinating awareness-raising actions organised by a variety of actors (administrations/public authorities, associations/NGOs, businesses/industry, educational establish...

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Thursday, 12 July 2012 13:35

Safeguarding Scotland’s Resources

12/07/2012 - On 27 June 2012, the Scottish Government unveiled an innovative programme to encourage people to waste less and reuse more.  Titled ‘Safeguarding Scotland’s Resources’, the consultation puts forward a set of proposals on working with businesses, product design and packaging, reuse, and influencing behaviour change.

Similar in its approach to the Brussels Waste Management Plan, the progra...

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05/07/2012 - On 26 June 2012, PRO EUROPE, the European umbrella organisation for packaging and packaging waste recovery and recycling schemes (‘Green Dot’), launched a new website, proeurope4prevention.

It will serve as a platform showcasing a wide range of the waste prevention initiatives that PRO EUROPE members proposed to their clients over the past 15 years in order to improve packaging from an environmental point of view. These measures include, for example, eco-design tools, ‘design for r...

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