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A joint position paper with a number of European NGO's exploring 'false solutions' to waste reduction and the role that bioplastics play. The report emphasises the need to focus on waste prevention over technological fixes.

Available in: English


Lacking the power to implement waste collection and management practices, Roubaix had to find new ways to transition to zero waste. The Town is addressing waste at source, by creating a vibrant constellation of actors committed to reducing their waste, including families, schools and businesses.

Available in: English and Hungarian. More languages coming soon!


In the North of Italy, the City of Parma presents a vivid example of a transition from traditional waste management to Zero Waste in only 4 years. The key for their success: political will, involvement of civil society and a strategy based on minimising residual waste.

Available in: Catalan, English, French, Polish & Slovenian. Other languages coming soon!


Front page of ESD policy briefingThis policy paper lays out Zero Waste Europe's position on the waste sector under the Effort Sharing Decision, based on research demonstrating the true impact of that waste has on greenhouse gas emissions.

Available in English


Screenshot from 2016-01-22 11:00:22The Executive Summary of our report into the potential that waste management poses for the transition to a low carbon economy. This report commissioned by Zero Waste Europe, in partnership with Zero Waste France and ACR+  and conducted by Eunomia, highlights key problems with the current UNFCCC waste inventories, as well as providing recommendations for their improvement.

The Executive Summary includes key recommendations and findings from the full report.

Available in: English, French, Polish


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This policy paper warns against the use of landfill bans and advocates for the use of more effective instruments to reduce residual waste and advance towards a circular economy.

Available in English.


Cover of Air Pollution ReportThis report looks at the many problems, legal, environmental and epidemiological that waste incineration plants across Europe are facing.

Available in English, Spanish & Polish

 


The Potential Contribution of Waste Management to a Low Carbon Economy: report cover page

A report into the potential that waste management poses for the transition to a low carbon economy. This report commissioned by Zero Waste Europe, in partnership with Zero Waste France and ACR+  and conducted by Eunomia, highlights key problems with the current UNFCCC waste inventories, as well as providing recommendations for their improvement.

 

Available in: English, French


A new study commissioned by Zero Waste Europe finding majority of product waste is not covered by current Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes and calling for redesign in order to move towards a circular economy. This download contains the full report.

Available in: English

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