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The Project Partners

LIFE+ project beneficiaries


ACR+, the Association of Cities and Regions for sustainable Resource management, is an international network of cities and regions who share the aim of promoting smart resource consumption and sustainable waste management through prevention at source, reuse and recycling. ACR+ aims to develop expertise and skills of public authorities in waste, product, and resource policies, encourage practical action in waste management and sustainable consumption, and promote cooperation and partnership to develop eco-efficient solutions. ACR+ is the coordinator of the LIFE+ Project European Week for Waste Reduction.

Contact: Maëva Voltz

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AICA, the International Association for Environmental Communication (Italy), is a cultural project that aims to understand, study, and promote national and international environmental communication actions. It creates connections between different actors - institutions, associations, and businesses - at different levels to encourage them to exchange best practices on implementing environmental policies.

Contact: Francesca Davoli

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ARC, the Catalan Waste Agency (Catalonia, Spain), is the public entity in charge of the integrated management of municipal, industrial, healthcare and agricultural waste in Catalonia. The objectives of ARC include the promotion of waste prevention and selective waste collection and to stimulate and advise on valorisation, reuse and recycling, among others.

Contact: Mireia Padros

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IBGE-BIM, Brussels Environment (Belgium) is the public administration for the environment and energy in the Brussels-Capital Region, in charge of all environmental issues. Regarding waste, IBGE-BIM is in charge of elaborating and implementing the Brussels-Capital waste prevention and waste management programme, aiming to reduce waste production and to sustainably manage the waste produced. IBGE-BIM has almost 20 years of practical experience in the area of the 3Rs.

Contact: Anja Van Campenhout

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NWMD, the National Waste Management Directorate for Hungary, is responsible for the coordination of the complete Hungarian waste management system. Their main tasks are focused in taking part in the prevention of pollution and waste generation, as well as organising the waste collection and recovery of different waste flows. More than 100 waste management experts work for OHÜ in direct contact with the principal actors from the waste industry in Hungary.

Contact: Eszter Tanka

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Project Co-financer


ADEME, The French Environment and Energy Management Agency is a public agency under the joint authority of the Ministry of Environment, Energy and the Sea, and the Ministry for National Education, Higher Education and Research. The agency is active in the implementation of public policy in the areas of the environment, energy and sustainable development.

ADEME provides expertise and advisory services to businesses, local authorities
and communities, government bodies and the public at large, to enable them to
establish and consolidate their environmental action. As part of this work the
agency helps finance projects, from research to implementation, in the areas of
waste management, soil conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy,
air quality and noise abatement.

Contact: Manuela Alves Marinho

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