G’scheit feiern – Reusable Crockery at Events

Categories: Paper, Eco Consumption, Metal, Glass, Technical and Research, Waste Prevention, Communication and Education, Energy, Plastic, Reuse and preparing for reuse

Organisation: Styrian Region

Localisation: Styria, Austria

Summary

In 2001, the Austrian region Styria introduced the brand “G´SCHEIT FEIERN” (clever feasting) as a “new Styrian festival culture” based on sustainability. This included the generation of less waste, the consumption of regional products of superior quality and alternative solutions for arrival and departure with cars during festivities.

Liguria Circular

Categories: Construction Material, Governance, Strategy and Planning, Eco Design, Eco Production, Eco Consumption, Resources, Waste Prevention, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Recycling, Product Service Systems, Industrial and Territorial Ecology, Collaborative Economy

Organisation: 1) Genova Municipality; 2) AMIU (Azienda Multiservizi e d'Igiene Urbana)

Main partners:

  • Genova Smart city
  • Regional innovation center for Energy and Environment
    (TICASS – Tecnologie Innovative per il Controllo Ambientale e lo Sviluppo Sostenibile)
  • Interuniversity Centre for the Development of Sustainabe Product
    (CE.SI.S.P – Centro per lo Sviluppo della Sostenibilità dei Prodotti)
  • Confindustria Genova, association representing manufacturing and service companies

Localisation: Liguria (IT)

Summary

The Municipality of Genoa and AMIU – the Municipal Urban Health Enterprise have created Liguria Circular, the permanent forum of circular economy in Liguria aiming to promote and manage circular economy initiatives in the Liguria territory. It is composed by private companies, individual professionals, government agencies, associations, university departments and research centres.

Textile collection campaign Solid-R

Categories: Waste Prevention, Technical and Research, Communication and Education, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Other bulky items

Organisation: Ressources network

Localisation: Brussels and Walloon regions (Belgium)

Summary

Since 1999, the ‘Ressources’ network has gathered social economy enterprises active in Brussels and the Walloon regions. These social economy enterprises are collecting various types of products, amongst which textiles and EEE, to put them back on the market through second hand shops.

Furniture Reuse Network

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

Organisation: Furniture Reuse Network

Localisation: United Kingdom

Summary

The Furniture Reuse Network is the national body which supports, assists and develops charitable re-use organisations across the UK. FRN does this to reduce poverty by helping households in need access furniture, white goods and other household items at affordable prices. In addition, FRN supports re-use organisations in providing training and work placement opportunities for people who are socially excluded.