Waste reduction project in Saint-Gilles

Categories: Paper, Waste Prevention, Communication and Education

Organisation: Communal authority of Saint-Gilles

Main partners:

Localisation: Saint-Gilles (Belgium)


The communal authority of Saint-Gilles has for several years carried out waste reduction actions, and more widely sustainable development actions. During the Week for Waste Reduction in 2009, the commune took advantage of it to highlight what it was doing and to launch new initiatives, directed both at its personnel and at its inhabitants.

Bienvenue a Poubellec’h campaign in Crozon

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Technical and Research, Waste Prevention, Communication and Education

Organisation: Communauté de communes de la Presqu’île de Crozon

Main partners:


Localisation: Crozon (France)


During the European Week for Waste Reduction in 2009 and to meet its own waste reduction objectives, the community of municipalities, in partnership with the Maison des Minéraux, ADEME and the Finistère Departmental Council, decided to devise an educational game to raise awareness among all residents about practices aimed at producing less waste.

Educational campaign on waste reduction in Denia

Categories: Waste Prevention, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Communication and Education

Organisation: Ayuntamiento de Denia

Main partners:

  • Conselleria de Medio Ambiente, Agua, Urbanismo y Vivienda of Valencia Community

Localisation: Denia (Spain)


The objective of the action was to give a second life to objects that people didn´t want anymore and would have ended up being a waste in the future.

Better than new, a repair and reuse campaign in Tiana

Categories: Metal, Glass, Waste Prevention, Communication and Education, Plastic, Reuse and preparing for reuse, EEE, Wood, Other bulky items, Other Fractions

Organisation: Environmental Authority of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (EMA-AMB)

Main partners:

  • Catalan Waste Agency (ARC)

Localisation: Tiana (Spain)


The entity’s “Better than new, 100% Old Campaign” made proposals for change aimed at the most sensitive citizens. The campaign encourages repair and reuse with a view to extending the useful life of the products along different routes: repairer network in districts, second hand and exchange markets, specific repair workshops, etc. (2010)