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The Latest From ZW Events

Recycle the grey bin!

This is the name of the campaign that has been conducted Zero Waste Basque Country recently to denounce the containers for mixed waste as one of the main reasons for low recycling... Read the full report

1st Zero Waste Fair in the Philippines

The fair was the first ever exhibition on waste, workshops on and trading of discards, and exchange of ideas and practices on waste in ways and.... Read the full report

3rd phase of zero waste Italy launched in Capannori

Over 150 participants, including mayors, experts, artists and activists from over 12 Italian regions gathered in Capannori to launch.... Read the full report

Featured Stories from the Zero Waste News Channel

Gipuzkoa saves €250 million after scrapping construction of incineration plant

After court ruling the Diputación de Gipuzkoa will have to pay the SWAPs that it never used but at least... Read the report

Turning waste into wine - A pilgrimage to the composted land

The composting of municipal food waste into organic fertilizer to provide the nutrients necessary for soils... Read the full story

 

How microplastics from fleece could end up on your plate

New science found that fish in the Great Lakes ingest microplastics when they feed. When we eat those fish, we’ll be eating those plastics too. Read full story here

Striking gold - at a rubbish dump

The closure of Latin America's biggest rubbish dump in 2012 was widely applauded. But little more than two years on, many of the rubbish-pickers  are sorry it's gone Full story here

 

Policy News

Waste laws will be binned, despite protests


The European Commission’s decision to ditch the Circular Economy package was confirmed on January 22, despite the objections of the EU Parliament and national environment ministers.  Read more

Questioning the reasons for withdrawal of Circular Economy Package

Stakeholders in the circular economy challenge the reasons given by the European Commission's decision to withdraw the waste package. Read the full article

National waste law to be discussed in the Italian Parliament

Whilst the European Commission shies away from ambitious moves towards resource efficiency the zero waste activists have managed to present a draft waste law to be discussed in the Italian Parliament. Read the proposal here

Video of the Month

This month we invite you to watch the zero waste activists in the Basque Country publicly manifesting the need to get rid of the container with mixed waste as explained in their latest campaign.


Click here or on the picture to watch the video
 
 

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