Project good practices

Reusable deposit system cups at public events

Summary: CupCycle 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

Compacting waste bins in Ghent

Summary: A practice which reports on improved waste management performances in terms of hygiene, resource (fuel) efficiency and better coverage of the heritage area

Location: Prov. Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium (Belgique-België)

Bergen underground waste collection system

Summary: The city of Bergen was one of the cities in Europe to use underground waste collection to cover its entire city center, around 7 sq km and 12,000 households

Location: Vestlandet, Norway (Norge)

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