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 austerit...

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Thursday, 22 December 2011 12:08

AERESS, the Spanish network of reuse centers

22.12.2011 - The AERESS (Asociacion Espanola de recuperadores de Economia Social y Solidaria) is a nonprofit association comprising 31 spanish organizations (associations, foundations, cooperatives) specialized in reuse. Many of these organizations run communication campaigns in order to raise awareness on how to prevent waste.


During 2010 and 2011, AERESS has carried out the awareness campaign ‘Juguetes con mucha vida’, which was present during the EWWR 2010 edition. The purpose of this campaign is to promote the reuse and recycling of toys avoiding them to be treated as ...

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Cities and regions had the opportunity to be trained by EU experts in waste prevention, during a one-day training session to held in Bucharest on 12 October 2011. Organized by SPCII Ilfov, ACR+ and Brussels Environment...

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