Hazardous waste collection in Odense

Categories: Technical and Research, Recycling, Other Fractions

Organisation: Odense Waste Management Company

Main partners:

  • Odense municipality

Localisation: Odense (DK)


The objective of the collection of hazardous household waste is to offer easy ways for the citizens to get rid of their hazardous waste by the collection system which suits them best.

Separate collection of batteries in Greece

Categories: Economic, Technical and Research, Communication and Education, Recycling, Other Fractions

Organisation: AFIS

Localisation: Greece (EL)


Starting from 2005, separate collection of batteries started in Greece under teh responsibility of AFIS, a non-profit organization with the aim to collect and recycle portable batteries and accumulators in order to fulfill the national obligation to do so.

Separately collected batteries in Sofia

Categories: Economic, Technical and Research, Communication and Education, Recycling, Other Fractions

Organisation: Municipality of Sofia

Main partners:

  • Ecobattery, batteries recovery organisation
  • UBARecycling, batteries recovery organisation

Localisation: Sofia (BG)


In 2010 Sofia Municipality launched a system for separate collection of waste batteries and accumulators in the municipality, with the assistance of recovery organisations "Ecobattery" and "UBARecycling".

Brussels Regional Programme for a Circular Economy

Categories: Eco Design, Governance, Strategy and Planning, Biogenic fraction, Construction Material, Paper, Legal, Eco Production, Eco Consumption, Economic, Metal, Glass, Waste Prevention, Technical and Research, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Energy, Plastic, Communication and Education, EEE, Water, Recycling, Land use, Wood, Product Service Systems, Other bulky items, Biodiversity, Industrial and Territorial Ecology, Collaborative Economy, Other Fractions

Organisation: 1) Brussels Environment; 2) Impulse

Main partners:

  • Government of the Brussels Capital-Region
  • Citydev.Brussels
  • Finance.Brussels
  • Innoviris
  • Bruxelles Propreté
  • Bruxelles Economie Emploi
  • Actiris
  • Bruxelles-Formation – VDAB Brussel

Localisation: Brussels-Capital Region (BE)


The objective of the Regional Programme for a Circular Economy (Programme Régional d’Economie circulaire – PREC) is to encourage the transformation of the linear economy into a circular economy, developing a strategic and operational vision of the environment as a resource creating local employment. This can be achieved in particular by relocating economic activity through short circuits in order to obtain a chain of value as complete as possible for the Brussels Capital-Region.