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Each month, our ZWE Changemakers campaign sheds a spotlight on one of our member organisations. This month, we shed a spotlight on Zero Waste Austria. Founded as a project in 2015, the organisation become a registered organisation in 2017. Zero Waste Austria brings together zero waste activists and entrepreneurs interested in moving towards circular systems. […]
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Register now – “The climate impact of pyrolysis of plastic packaging and alternatives – strategies to lower it” webinar on 27/09/2022 14:00 CEST
The overall production of packaging and generation of packaging waste has been steadily growing over the past 20 years, The most recent data shows that Europe reached the record level of 174 kg of packaging waste per person in 2018, and is now one of the main sources of waste. Recycling has an important role to […]
More worrying results from biomonitoring of waste incineration emissions – ToxicoWatch research on the Beringen incinerator
2022 is bringing us plenty of updates and developments on the harmful effects of waste incineration on both the environment and the health of living organisms (including human health). After starting the year with the publication of Zero Waste Europe’s “The True Toxic Toll: biomonitoring of waste incineration” reports detailing findings in Lithuania, Czechia, and […]
In June, during our Network-Wide Gathering, our members unanimously elected three new members to join the ZWE Board. Our Board offers vision and expertise to the Zero Waste Europe network and organisation, and are an integral and invaluable part of our structure. As such, we are excited to welcome Juliette Franquet from Zero Waste France, […]
Video by Camille Delbos Zero Waste Europe’s network of 33 organisations supports the zero waste vision across 27 countries, working tirelessly to bring about change on the ground, through policy-work, advocacy campaigns, implementation of zero waste solutions, engagement with stakeholders and capacity building. In June, after more than two years apart (physically!), we were […]
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How does packaging relate to chemicals, food waste, waste trade and climate change? The relationship is closer than people may think. Overall production of packaging and packaging waste has steadily grown over the past 20 years. 2018 in Europe saw a record 174 kg of packaging waste per person. Between 2009 and 2019, paper & […]
Each month, our ZWE Changemakers campaign sheds a spotlight on one of our member organisations. This month, we’re not going far – as we shed a spotlight on Zero Waste Belgium. Set up in 2015 after a group of volunteers came together, the organisation is dedicated to mobilising citizens – young and old, public authorities […]
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This Q&A was developed in the context of a Europe-wide biomonitoring research project on persistent organic pollutants (POP) emissions in possible relation to waste (WtE) incineration. We want to help readers understand what biomonitoring is, what is being measured, and other relevant topics. What is the biomonitoring of waste incineration emissions? Biomonitoring is the systematic […]
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