Kringloopcentra and Bulky waste reuse

Categories: Legal, Metal, Glass, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Plastic, EEE, Wood, Other bulky items

Organisation: Kringloopcentra

Localisation: Flanders region (Belgium)

Summary

The system of Reuse Centres originated in the Netherlands and was imported to Flanders in the early 1990s. Reuse is the second priority in the Flemish waste policy, following prevention.

Home composting scheme in Flanders

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

Organisation: Vlaco

Localisation: Flanders region (Belgium)

Summary

Flanders has since 1992 gradually, through renewed Household Waste Management Plans (HWMP), implemented a comprehensive HC programme. In this plans HC is considered as waste prevention and the first priority in the Flemish waste policy.

Home Composting promotion in Kent County

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

Organisation: Kent council

Localisation: Kent County (UK)

Summary

Since 1996, the Kent Council has settled a home composting programme, and by adopting the first Kent Household Waste Strategy in 2003, each Kent Council municipality established realistic targets regarding home composting.

Home composting after a landfill disposal ban on yard trimmings and grass clippings

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

Organisation: MADEP (Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection)

Localisation: Massachusetts, USA

Summary

Since 1994, the MADEP (Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection) makes home composting bins available to cities and towns through its recycling equipment grant program