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The EWWR 2015 is starting soon!

The EWWR 2015 is starting soon!

In less than three weeks, the 2015 edition of the European Week for Waste Reduction will start. This edition will take place from the 21st to the 29th of November 2015 and focus on the issue of dematerialisation, under the slogan “DEMATERIALISATION: DOING MORE WITH LESS”. Until now, more than 4500 have been registered by public authorities, associations, NGOs, businesses, schools and citizens interested, like you, in sustainable resource and waste management for a greener and smarter way of life! Actions will take place during one single week in Europe and beyond!

The 2015 edition is even more special as the EWWR has been honoured with the patronage of the European Parliament and its president Martin Schulz.

Hurry Up! You can still register your action for the EWWR until the 12th of November 2015!

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Prevention Thematic Days 2015 - Dematerialisation: Doing more with less!

Prevention Thematic Days 2015 - Dematerialisation: Doing more with less!

The Prevention Thematic Days 2015 will focus on dematerialisation, under the slogan “Dematerialisation: Doing more, with less”.

To highlight this topic and support EWWR Action Developers in implementing actions around this topic, a number of tools have been developed. These tools are here to help people organise dematerialisation actions, with detailed how-to and a planning in advance. You will find factsheet on topics such as how to reduce your paper consumption or using old products to make out new ones.

Find all tools ready for download here. Don’t hesitate, register your action on dematerialisation!

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Do you want to organise an EWWR actions? Here are some ideas for you!

Do you want to organise an EWWR actions? Here are some ideas for you!

Are you looking for some good ideas to develop your own action for the EWWR? No need to look any further, we already did this for you!

On the EWWR website we have gathered a large database of ideas for actions and best practices around the topic of the EWWR, the “3Rs”: Reduce waste, Reuse products, Recycle material:

1. Reduce - Strict avoidance and Reduction at source

2. Reuse - Preparing for reuse and Reuse

3. Recycle - Waste sorting and Recycling

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EWWR 2015 Drawing Contest

EWWR 2015 Drawing Contest

On the 21st of October 2015 the 2015 EWWR Drawing Contest was launched! A way to be directly involved in the EWWR and to contribute to awareness-raising on waste reduction!

The winner’s drawing will be used for the EWWR campaign, as well as for the EWWR Facebook Cover Photo during the European Week for Waste Reduction 2015!

So if you’re feeling creative, take part in 2015 EWWR Drawing Contest!

Send us a Private Message with your drawing on our Facebook page.

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Working together for a more sustainable Europe!

Working together for a more sustainable Europe!

We are always glad to read about other projects that address the 3Rs: Reduce waste, Reuse products, Recycle materials! Promoting the use of sustainable resources and encouraging better waste management must become a common goal for all of us, both as organisations and as individual citizens. Therefore, here we present some other interesting EU projects that are working with us towards a more sustainable environment.

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