Main partners:

  • ARGE – Association for Waste Prevention

Localisation: Austria (AT)

Population: 8.5 million

Categories:
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Municipal Waste Consultancy in Styria

Action leader(s)

VABÖ – Verband Abfallberatung Österreich

Summary

As an innovative solution to severe waste problems of the 1980s a small NGO (ARGE) developed the concept of “municipal environment & waste consultant” and implemented it within the next years all over Austria with labour agency funding. Today 340 consultants are the backbone of public waste management.