RUSZ Repair and service center Vienna

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

Organisation: R.U.S.Z. - Reparatur und Service Zentrum

Localisation: Vienna (Austria)


Since 1998, Vienna supports financially the repair center R.U.S.Z. – Reparatur und Service Zentrum. At the R.U.S.Z. WEEE products diverted from shredder treatment are collected and repaired. Electronic waste that can be repaired is reused and sold as second hand equipment.

Public Water Fountain with sparkling water

Categories: Eco Consumption, Waste Prevention, Technical and Research, Plastic, Communication and Education, Water

Organisation: Municipality of Castelfidardo (Italy)

Localisation: Castelfidardo (Italy)


Since January 2010 the municipality of Castelfidardo (Italy) has installed a public water fountain with a carbon filter system in order to dispense mineral and sparkling water to its inhabitants.

Packaging waste reduction campaign in Vicenza

Categories: Paper, Metal, Glass, Waste Prevention, Plastic, Communication and Education

Organisation: Municipalities of Suzzara, Mogliano Veneto and Valdagno (Italy)

Localisation: Suzzara, Mogliano and Valdagno (Italy)


The municipalities of Suzzara, Mogliano Veneto and Valdagno in Italy have developed a packaging waste reduction campaign with the help of a communication company « Achab group ». The retailers had to adopt at least 3 waste reduction practices.

Underground containers for selective collection in Ile-de-France

Categories: Paper, Metal, Glass, Technical and Research, Plastic, Recycling

Organisation: Syndicat Emeraude – Montmorency Valley Syndicate for the treatment of household waste

Main partners:

  • Eco-Emballages – French producer’s responsability organisation for packaging
  • Municipalities

Localisation: Montmorency Valley (FR)


To overcome difficulties linked with high density and vertical housing, the first underground containers in this area were implemented in 2006 as a pilot project. Following the success of the pilot action, there was an increasing demand on the territory.