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In 5 years, PHENIX saved 30.000 tonnes of food products and distributed 60 millions meals across France, proving that it is possible to prevent food waste and create new jobs while saving money.
Available in English
Imagine expanding the life of electronic devices while incorporating blockchain traceability technology capable of creating 1 job for every 300 items reused. Now imagine ensuring a 95% recycling rate and transforming a cost for municipalities into revenue that stays in the community. This is not imagination, this is eReuse: a perfect example of how symbiosis between the digital agenda and waste management can create value, sustainability and jobs.
Available in: English. Other languages coming soon!
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.
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.
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
Open letter to president Juncker about smartphone regulation through Eco-design.
Circular economy opportunities for digital products
The joint policy paper by Zero Waste Europe, ECOS, EEB, IFIXIT and Rreuse complements Digital Europe's publication “The Contribution of the Digital Industry in a Circular Economy” with additional perspectives, and challenge the digital industry's conclusions with regard to policy options.
Available in English
A report produced by Amigos de la Tierra (Friends of the Earth Spain) and translated by Zero Waste Europe examining various separate collection methods and the impact and effectiveness of these approaches.
Report available in: English & Spanish