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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


Redesigning Producer Responsibility - Executive summary

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.

Available in: English & Polish


The province of Gipuzkoa, in Spanish Basque Country, has managed to almost double their recycling rates in 4 years. In 2011 they struggled to meet EU targets and now they are above the 2020's goals and intend to keep improving.

Gipuzkoa still has a long way till Zero Waste, but is already proving that laggards can move very quickly. Do you want to know how?

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




The Slovenian capital is the first capital in Europe to declare the Zero Waste goal and in 2014 separately collected 61% of its municipal waste. The city has committed to halving the amount of residuals and increasing separate collection to 78% by 2025.

How did Ljubljana manage to become EU's best performing capital when 10 years ago had barely started implementing separate collection?

Available in: Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, English, Slovenian, Polish & Spanish. Other languages coming soon!

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