News

2016. április 25.
Destiny Watford wins 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize for cancelling the construction of trash incinerator in Baltimore.
2016. április 21.
Earth Day (22th April) is approaching and Welovebudapest.com prepared a recycling guide for Budapest. By disposing their household waste in specified places, residents of Budapest can contribute to recycling.
2016. március 25.
According to Eurostat statistics on waste released on 22/03/16, each European generated 475 kg of waste in 2014, only 44% of this is being recycled or composted. The remaining 56% ended up landfilled (28%) or incinerated (27%).
2016. március 03.
On Wednesday 24 February, representatives of the city of Prelog and six surrounding municipalities signed the European “Zero Waste 2020” strategy at a conference in Prelog organised by NGO Zelena akcija / Friends of the Earth Croatia and the communal waste company PRE-KOM. In signing the strategy, the local authorities – which are already leaders in sustainable waste management in Croatia – have committed to meet the ambitious goal of 70% separately collected waste by 2020.
2016. február 24.
The German city of Hamburg has banned coffee pods from state-run buildings as part of an environmental drive to reduce waste. Should others follow suit, asks Chris Stokel-Walker.
2016. február 02.
The blue bin may be preferable to the trash can, but recycling still has a waste footprint – and it requires someone on the other side of the equation to use what you toss. A better goal is simply to have less stuff.
2016. január 06.

What a great competition we had this year!

Schools, groups of friends, visionary individuals,entrepreneurs, professionals and organisations all submitted their videos for the “The Power of Compost” competition. We wanted to hear your composting stories, and learn more about the inspirational ways that you and your communities are taking action to reduce organic waste and we got plenty of them.

Thank you to all of those who participated :-)

2015. december 10.
Air pollution problems from waste incineration activities across Europe may be “significant” and “serious”, a report produced for Zero Waste Europe claims.
2015. december 09.
At the conference “Zero Waste: A Key Solution Pathway for a low carbon future” that took place in Paris December 3rd Zero Waste Europe officially launched the ‘Zero Waste Cities’ map of European municipalities committed to moving towards zero waste.
2015. december 05.
Under proposed new law, European countries must recycle 65% of their trash, 75% of their product packaging and slash landfill dumping

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