Wiener Tafel project on food distribution service

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Technical and Research, Waste Prevention

Organisation: Wiener Tafel

Localisation: Vienna (Austria)

Summary

The Wiener Tafel is a food distribution service which was founded in 1999 in Vienna, Austria, following the German example of such as service, Die Tafeln.

Textiles waste prevention in North Wales

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

Organisation: Cylch (Wales Community Recycling Network)

Localisation: North Wales (UK)

Summary

Cylch (Wales Community Recycling Network) is operating a pilot scheme in North Wales with the objective to reduce the amount of textiles going to landfill, and to ensure that communities benefit from textiles reuse and recycling.

Terra à Terra project on home composting

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Waste Prevention, Communication and Education

Organisation: LIPOR - Intermunicipal Waste Management of Greater Porto

Localisation: Greater Porto (Portugal)

Summary

In 2007, LIPOR (Porto inter-municipality) set up “Terra à Terra – Home Composting Project” that aims to promote organic waste reduction at households, schools, institutions and companies of Lipor’s Municipalities.

Small scale in vessel composting

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Technical and Research, Waste Prevention

Organisation: Sweden

Localisation: Sweden

Summary

Since 2005 it is prohibited in Sweden to deposit bio waste at landfills. The separate collection and treatment target is 35% of the municipal bio waste by 2010, including home composting.