Multi-use wine bottle project in Styria

Categories: Economic, Technical and Research, Glass, Communication and Education, Reuse and preparing for reuse

Organisation: Styrian Chamber of Agriculture

Main partners:

  • Styrian FA19D Waste and Material Flow Management
  • Styrian winegrowing enterprises

Localisation: Styria (Austria)

Summary

This action was organised in 2011 as a pilot project by the Specialised Division 19D Waste and Material Flow Management of the Styrian Provincial Government and the Wine Department of the Styrian Chamber of Agriculture in collaboration with Styrian winegrowers, SPAR supermarkets and the friends of Styrian quality wines. The action aimed to increase the quantity of Steiermarkflaschen that are refilled after their first use.

Proximity separate collection in Ljubljana

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Governance, Strategy and Planning, Legal, Paper, Economic, Metal, Glass, Technical and Research, Plastic, Communication and Education, Recycling, Other Fractions

Organisation: SNAGA (public waste management company in Ljubljana and its surrounding municipalities - Brezovica, Dobrova - Polhov Gradec, Dol pri Ljubljani, Ig, Horjul, Medvode, Škofljica, Velike Lašče and Vodice)

Localisation: Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Summary

Since 2008, the public waste management company replaced ordinary containers in the centre of Ljubljana with underground collection points, thus rationalising waste management and improving the appearance of the city. Glass, packaging and paper can be deposited by anyone, while a card is required to deposit organic and residual waste (available free of charge to all household users living in the area). The project proved to be extremely successful and is often presented as an example of good practice to other cities.

Procurement of paper reams in Bolzano Alto Adige

Categories: Paper, Economic, Eco Consumption, Recycling

Tags: procurement

Organisation: Autonomous Province of Bolzano Alto Adige

Localisation: Bolzano Alto Adige

Summary

This good practice factsheets forcuses on the acquisition of recycled paper reams by the administration of the province of Bolzano Alto Adige.

Renovation of the ex INPS building in Genoa

Categories: Eco Design, Construction Material, Eco Consumption, Metal, Economic, Waste Prevention, Glass, Energy, Plastic, Recycling, Wood

Tags: procurement

Organisation: State Property Office

Localisation: Region Liguria

Summary

This good practices factsheet concerns the renovation of the ex-INPS building (the Italian National Social Security Institution), including the reduction of total energy needs of the building, an improvement in the environmental quality of the interior and the use of recycled materials during the construction phase.