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The so called “bioplastics” are still plastics, and neither bio-based nor bio-degradable plastics will solve the plastic pollution crisis. The Rethink Plastic alliance made an infographic to illustrate why.


Recircle has arrived to transform take-away restaurants. In two years, more than 400 restaurants across Switzerland are already using Recircle’s 70,000 reusable meal boxes.

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

Available in: English. Other languages coming soon!


Zero Waste good practices are cheaper, more flexible, less pollutant, more participatory, and generate more jobs than incineration. Read Zero Waste Europe statement on waste incineration in Europe and Latin America.

Available in: Spanish


Burning waste in cement kilns is a widespread practice, but what is its impact on citizens’ health and the environment?
The story Calusco d’Adda shows how waste-based fuels can increase pollutants emissions with significant effects on human health.

Available in: English.


Food waste and plastic waste are two major economic, environmental and social challenges facing Europe. The report shows how a rise in plastic food packaging is failing to reduce Europe’s growing food waste problem, and in some cases may even be fueling it.
Available in: English. Other languages coming soon!


 

Fifteen years ago Sardinia was Italy’s worst performing region in waste management. Today, it is the best performing island in the Mediterranean. Who said Zero Waste cannot work in tourist destinations?

Available in: English. Other languages coming soon!


Located in Eastern France, the city of Besançon has rolled out an extensive system of decentralized composting, managing to cover 70% of its population and to significantly reduce the waste sent for disposal. Learn how they did it!

Available in: English, French, Slovenian, Croatian and Italian. Other languages coming soon!


EPR in the EU Plastics Strategy and the Circular Economy: a focus on plastic packaging

Published by IEEP, with the support of the MAVA Foundation, Zero Waste Europe and EEB, this reports highlights policy options aimed at enhancing the ambition of extended producer responsibility (EPR) schemes for plastic packaging.

Available in English


Zero Waste International Alliance's (ZWIA) briefing on anaerobic digestion and composting.

Available in: English

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