Reusable nappies in day nurseries

Categories: Eco Consumption, Technical and Research, Communication and Education, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Other Fractions

Organisation: Municipality of Sant Cugat del Vallès

Localisation: Sant Cugat del Vallès, Catalonia (Spain)


In the municipality of Sant Cugat del Vallès around 2% of the municipal waste comes from nappies. In order to reduce waste from nappies Sant Cugat municipality initiated in 2007, with the support of the Agencia de Residuos de Cataluña, a pilot project on reusable nappies in 2 nurseries.

Public Water Fountain with sparkling water

Categories: Eco Consumption, Waste Prevention, Technical and Research, Communication and Education, Plastic, Water

Organisation: Municipality of Castelfidardo (Italy)

Localisation: Castelfidardo (Italy)


Since January 2010 the municipality of Castelfidardo (Italy) has installed a public water fountain with a carbon filter system in order to dispense mineral and sparkling water to its inhabitants.

Paper use reduction in the office by Amiat

Categories: Paper, Waste Prevention, Communication and Education

Organisation: AMIAT

Localisation: Turin (Italy)


The public company AMIAT, managed by the city of Turin, started in 2008 a campaign to encourage paper use reduction in their offices. The campaign was addressed to all 350 employees of AMIAT.

Packaging waste reduction campaign in Vicenza

Categories: Paper, Metal, Glass, Waste Prevention, Plastic, Communication and Education

Organisation: Municipalities of Suzzara, Mogliano Veneto and Valdagno (Italy)

Localisation: Suzzara, Mogliano and Valdagno (Italy)


The municipalities of Suzzara, Mogliano Veneto and Valdagno in Italy have developed a packaging waste reduction campaign with the help of a communication company « Achab group ». The retailers had to adopt at least 3 waste reduction practices.