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.

Separate collection of batteries in Greece

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

Organisation: AFIS

Localisation: Greece (EL)

Summary

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)

Summary

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".