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The Circular Economy legislation creates an opportunity to be either seized or missed for a long time, and it is key that the Cohesion Fund supports this transition. Read our policy briefing!

Available in: English


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 throw-away society and define the political agenda.

Available in: English and French. Other languages coming soon!


 

Burning waste in cement kilns is a widespread practice, but what impact does it have on citizens’ health and the environment?

The case of Salonit Anhovo, a cement plant co-incinerating waste in Western Slovenia, shows how hazardous emissions from burning waste are affecting an already heavily impacted community.

Available in: English.


An ambitious set of taxes designed to influence both producer and consumer behaviour can help Europe curb plastic pollution by encouraging both plastic reduction and greater recycling. ZWE & the Rethink Plastic alliance make the case for taxing plastics.

Available in English.


While disposable sanitary products come at a high cost for women and the environment, but a better solutions exist!

#breakfreefromplastic made an infographic on how reusable and toxic-free alternatives will make women's lives better while protecting the environment for all.

Available in English.


Beyond representing a major source of plastic pollution, disposable menstrual products come at a high cost for women, in terms of both budget and health hazard.

Zero Waste Europe calls on policy makers to ensure that women have access to toxic-free, reusable alternatives.

Available in English.


Burning waste in cement kilns is a widespread practice, but what impact does it have on citizens’ health and the environment?

The case of the Lafarge Trbovlje cement plant highlights a number of controversial issues in the area of waste incineration and co-incineration.

Available in English.


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 and French. Other languages coming soon!

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