Watch your waste campaign in Manchester

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Legal, Metal, Waste Prevention, Glass, Communication and Education, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Wood, Other bulky items

Organisation: Recycle for Greater Manchester

Localisation: Manchester (United Kingdom)


The action took place in Manchester (and the other 8 districts) in 2011. Recycle for Greater Manchester (R4GM) proposed to develop a watch your waste week event to promote awareness of waste prevention activities in order to encourage a change in behavior by showing how small changes can make a difference without the need to change lifestyle. The watch your waste week campaign would also be a celebration event of what has been achieved to date to reduce waste across Greater Manchester.

Waste reduction project in Saint-Gilles

Categories: Paper, Waste Prevention, Communication and Education

Organisation: Communal authority of Saint-Gilles

Main partners:

Localisation: Saint-Gilles (Belgium)


The communal authority of Saint-Gilles has for several years carried out waste reduction actions, and more widely sustainable development actions. During the Week for Waste Reduction in 2009, the commune took advantage of it to highlight what it was doing and to launch new initiatives, directed both at its personnel and at its inhabitants.

Bienvenue a Poubellec’h campaign in Crozon

Categories: Biogenic fraction, Waste Prevention, Technical and Research, Communication and Education

Organisation: Communauté de communes de la Presqu’île de Crozon

Main partners:


Localisation: Crozon (France)


During the European Week for Waste Reduction in 2009 and to meet its own waste reduction objectives, the community of municipalities, in partnership with the Maison des Minéraux, ADEME and the Finistère Departmental Council, decided to devise an educational game to raise awareness among all residents about practices aimed at producing less waste.

Educational campaign on waste reduction in Denia

Categories: Waste Prevention, Communication and Education, Reuse and preparing for reuse

Organisation: Ayuntamiento de Denia

Main partners:

  • Conselleria de Medio Ambiente, Agua, Urbanismo y Vivienda of Valencia Community

Localisation: Denia (Spain)


The objective of the action was to give a second life to objects that people didn´t want anymore and would have ended up being a waste in the future.