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 and experiences.

Preventing waste and moving towards a resource efficient society is one of today...

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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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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.