Localisation: Flanders region (Belgium)

Population: 6.16 million (2008)

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Home composting scheme in Flanders

Action leader(s)

Vlaco

Summary

Flanders has since 1992 gradually, through renewed Household Waste Management Plans (HWMP), implemented a comprehensive HC programme. In this plans HC is considered as waste prevention and the first priority in the Flemish waste policy.