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19-27 November 2016
Take part in the next European Clean-Up Days on 6-8 May 2016!Take Part
The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is an initiative aiming to promote 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.
The 2015 edition of the event was held under the patronage of the European Parliament.
The 2016 edition of the EWWR will take place between the 19th and the 27th of November 2016.
Prevention Thematic Days 2016
The Prevention Thematic Days 2016 will focus on packaging waste. To highlight this topic and to encourage and support EWWR Action Developers to implement actions around this topic, a number of tools will be developed and uploaded once available.
Find all tools from the PDTs 2015 Dematerialization: doing more with less! here.
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.
EWWR Awards 2014
Find out more about the EWWR Awards!
Retrospective Video EWWR 2014
Find more videos and pictures here
Best Practice of the Month
Read about our winner for the month of May 2016!