The story of reWINE

In the wine industry, single-use glass is heavily used for packaging. On the one hand, glass has the greatest environmental impacts compared to other packaging materials (i.e. PET, aluminium, and beverage carton). On the other hand, glass is 100% reusable and 100% recyclable at the end of its life cycle, and is an inert material, which makes it more suitable as a food contact material.

The reWINE project proves that a circular and more sustainable way of consuming wine is possible.

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Available in Catalan, English, French, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Portuguese, Slovenian, and Spanish.

The Story of Unverpackt

The Story of Unverpackt is the sixth chapter of the Zero Waste Europe Consumption & Production Case Studies series aimed at promoting zero waste business models.

Since opening in February 2014, Germany’s first packaging-free store Unverpackt in Kiel, has been pursuing a drastic reduction of packaging waste while motivating customers to rethink their consumer behavior. More than 100 stores in Germany are already following this example, the zero waste retail movement has only just begun.

Available in English & German

The story of RePack

How do 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.

Discover more on our case study.

Available in English.

 

The story of FreiburgCup

In November 2016, Freiburg decided to stop the flood of disposable coffee cups. Less than two years later, Freiburg has proven how a mid-size city can push for alternatives to the throwaway society and define the political agenda.

Available in English and French.

The Story of Recircle

Recircle has arrived to transform takeaway restaurants. After two years, more than 400 restaurants across Switzerland were using Recircle’s 70,000 reusable meal boxes.

A winning solution that prevents waste and saves money for restaurants and cities.

Available in English and French.