Reusable nappies subsidy scheme in Leuven

Categories: Eco Consumption, Technical and Research, Communication and Education, Other Fractions

Organisation: Inter-municipality EcoWerf

Localisation: EcoWerf, Flanders region (Belgium)

Summary

For years now the inter-municipality EcoWerf promotes, with the support from the province of Flemish Brabant, the reusable diaper. Already 16 municipalities, part of EcoWerf, currently financially support the purchase of diapers.

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)

Summary

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.

Community RePaint scheme

Categories: Construction Material, Technical and Research, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Other Fractions

Organisation: Resource Futures

Localisation: United Kingdom

Summary

In 1992 SWAP (now Resource Futures) conducted research into household hazardous waste through the Waste Wagon project. As a result of this research the first local Community RePaint scheme was established and subsequently a national network of local schemes emerged.

Hazardous waste collection in Odense

Categories: Technical and Research, Recycling, Other Fractions

Organisation: Odense Waste Management Company

Main partners:

  • Odense municipality

Localisation: Odense (DK)

Summary

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.