Actions in 2018

And Counting!

European Week for Waste Reduction

16-24 November 2019

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The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is an initiative promoting the implementation of awareness-raising actions about sustainable resource and waste management during a single week.

It encourages a wide range of audiences (public authorities, private companies, civil society as well as citizens themselves) to get involved.

Read the press file for more information about the 2018 edition, or find out about the great actions that were developed by exploring the database.

The next edition will take place from 16 to 24 November 2019.

EWWR Awards Ceremony 2018

EWWR Awards Ceremony 2018

Every year, the EWWR celebrates the most inspiring and impactful actions organised as part of the initiative at its Awards Ceremony. In 2019, the ceremony will take place in Brussels at the European Committee of the Regions on May 15. The event will be a celebration of the waste reduction actions undertaken all over Europe and beyond during EWWR 2018. It will feature not only waste management and circular economy experts, but also motivated volunteers and passionate national and regional coordinators.

The event will take place in the framework of the EU Green Week.

If you wish to attend the event, register by May 5 by filling in the registration form.

3Rs and a clean-up

3Rs and a clean-up

The actions implemented in the EWWR are addressing the “3Rs”: Reduce waste, Reuse products, Recycle material. 
The “3Rs” represent the options which should be considered first when elaborating a waste management strategy.

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The 2017 international conference and Awards Ceremony!

Find out more on the EWWR Awards EWWR Awards!

Best Practice of the Month

Best practice of the month

Read about our winner for the month of June 2019!