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16-24 November 2019
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The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is an initiative promoting the implementation of awareness-raising actions about sustainable resource and waste management during a single week.
It encourages a wide range of audiences (public authorities, private companies, civil society as well as citizens themselves) to get involved.
The next edition will take place from 16 to 24 November 2019.
EWWR Awards Ceremony 2018
Every year, the EWWR celebrates the most inspiring and impactful actions organised as part of the initiative at its Awards Ceremony. In 2019, the ceremony will take place in Brussels at the European Committee of the Regions on May 15. The event will be a celebration of the waste reduction actions undertaken all over Europe and beyond during EWWR 2018. It will feature not only waste management and circular economy experts, but also motivated volunteers and passionate national and regional coordinators.
The event will take place in the framework of the EU Green Week.
If you wish to attend the event, register by May 5 by filling in the registration form.
3Rs and a clean-up
The actions implemented in the EWWR are addressing the “3Rs”: Reduce waste, Reuse products, Recycle material. The “3Rs” represent the options which should be considered first when elaborating a waste management strategy.
The EWWR International Conference and Awards 2017!
Find out more about the EWWR Awards!
10 years of EWWR: Retrospective Video
Find more videos and pictures here
Best Practice of the Month
Read about our winner for the month of May 2019!