Project good practices

Food waste reduction in restaurants in Porto and Ibiza

Summary: Prevention of food waste in restaurants, by resizing the portions served and providing a comfortable and nice way to bring leftovers home

Location: Norte, Portugal

Home Composting Support Scheme

Summary: Promotion of home composting, community composting and worm composting to minimize food waste production in urban areas

Location: Other, Afghanistan

A fee for plastic bags 50-150 μm thick

Summary: A fee for plastic bags 50-150 μm thick is result of the obligation imposed by the EU related to limiting the number of plastic bags placed on the market.

Location: Małopolskie, Poland (Polska)

Reusable deposit system cups at public events

Summary: CupCycle EST is a NGO who replaces disposable cups with reusable, washable cups at public events and in coffee shops and takeaways, etc.

Location: Eesti, Estonia (Eesti)

Packaging deposit refund system in Estonia

Summary: All retailers of soft drinks and low-alcohol beverages whose POS has an area of 200 m2 are obligated to accept a packaging deposit at their POS

Location: Eesti, Estonia (Eesti)

Painted waste containers in Cordoba

Summary: Scholars decorate containers from their neighborhood in order to prevent from vandalism. As a result, community accept and respect these elements as their own.

Location: Andalucía, Spain (España)

Promotion of separation in the organic fraction

Summary: Initiatives for raising awareness about organic selective collections are implemented in collaboration with schools and other groups of social community.

Location: Andalucía, Spain (España)

Separate Wet and Dry waste collection

Summary: Dry-wet is a separate collection system that allows to sort waste in the most efficient way and easy to follow for citizens in order to increase recycling rate

Location: Andalucía, Spain (España)

Removable Mobile Bin Areas in Palma de Mallorca

Summary: This practice provides selective waste collection to residents in heritage areas without affecting the heritage norms and bypassing many limitations

Location: Illes Balears, Spain (España)

Public reuse and repair center

Summary: Ccollection of bulky waste in the all district of “Les Moulins” which is sorted in order to take back what can be repaired and sold in the retail space.

Location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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