Project good practices

Aesthetic cover for waste containers in historical city areas

Summary: Visual impact reduction of waste containers in historical areas through different aesthetical cover solutions

Location: Andalucía, Spain (España)

Agreements with main waste producers for door-to-door collection...

Summary: Involvement of businesses, the main waste producers in heritage areas, to establish dedicated door-to-door waste collection services

Location: Norte, Portugal

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: Norte, Portugal

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: Dolnośląskie, 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)

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