The EU has excluded waste-to-energy incineration from a list of economic activities considered ‘sustainable finance’, those that can make a substantial contribution to climate change mitigation and which do no
The EU has excluded waste-to-energy incineration from a list of economic activities considered ‘sustainable finance’, those that can make a substantial contribution to climate change mitigation and which do
Zero Waste Europe releases a study on Chemical Recycling looking into the the state of implementation of the technologies in the European context and giving policy recommendations to ensure Chemical
Guidelines for the implementation of Article 3(3) of the REDII as regards to raw material market distortions
The revised Renewable Energy Directive sets a common framework for the promotion of energy from renewable sources such as biomass. This document intends to provide a methodology to guide Member
In 5 years, PHENIX saved 30.000 tonnes of food products and distributed 60 millions meals across France, proving that it is possible to prevent food waste and create new jobs
In 5 years, PHENIX saved 30.000 tonnes of food products and distributed 60 millions meals across France, proving that it is possible to prevent food waste and create new
In May 2019 the EU formally approved a pioneer legislation to curb single-use plastics – and no, it is not just about banning straws. This paper presents an overview of
Whilst the zero waste movement has been around for decades the creation of Zero Waste Europe as an organisation is rather recent. However, in few years, we have already managed
How Zero Waste and online shopping work together? RePack is a closed-loop system that can reduce e-commerce packaging by 96% while providing the same consumer experience as the disposable one.
Fertile Auro released a new practical guide compiling data, regulatory frameworks and challenges of existing community composting sites aimed at fostering good practices and suggesting future implementations. Available in English
Our latest report assesses the residual waste treatment capacity of fourteen countries at risk of missing the 2020 targets for reuse and recycling, and includes recommendations to develop their waste
The Romanian Ministry of Environment’s new integrated waste management project does not comply with zero waste principles, and promote obsolete technologies that are far from circular. Read our open letter.
The new study identifies how to best measure waste prevention and what are the most useful policies to minimise waste generation. Available in English
Le Maroc fait actuellement face à une crise des décharges liée notamment aux odeurs que celles-ci provoquent. Pour y remédier, le pays se penche vers des projets de construction d’incinérateurs.
Environmental NGOs call on the European Parliament to ensure EU funding leapfrogs fossil fuel use to renewable energy and energy savings. Available in English
We want our products to be long-lasting, repairable, recyclable and toxic-free. Here are our recommendations to rethink EU product policy and improve product design with circularity in mind. Available
Food Waste is an economic, environmental, social and ethical issue. The strategy to tackle it has to cover the whole food system from crop to compost. Read the Zero Waste
Nothing prevents islands from achieving ambitious waste reduction and recycling targets – but waste incineration can slow them down. Available in English, French and Spanish