#WeChooseReuse is making the reuse revolution a reality in Europe
#WeChooseReuse is calling for a future with durable and toxic-free products and packaging, where robust reuse systems are the norm throughout Europe.
Reuse systems directly reduce production and consumption as well as significantly reduce resource use, waste generation, greenhouse gas emissions and pollution - and their impacts on human health and the environment.
The #WeChooseReuse campaign calls for a transition to reusable packaging systems where packaging is necessary and supports the kickstart of the reuse revolution across all sectors.
How does packaging relate to chemicals, food waste, waste trade and climate change? The relationship is closer than people may think. Overall production of packaging and packaging waste has steadily grown over the past 20 years. 2018 in Europe saw a record 174 kg of packaging waste per person. Between 2009 and 2019, paper & […]
Ekologi brez meja wins support for reuse from Slovenian decision-makers
For inspiration on how to engage decision-makers, our #breakfreefromplastic Slovenian member Ekologi brez meja offers their effective engagement process, which gained support from three Slovenian MEPs for reuse – Irena Joveva, Milan Brglez and Franc Bogovič. With the right support and conditions, reuse can thrive in Europe, and lead to a much needed effective reduction […]
Written by Žaklina Žnajder, Ekologi brez meja. Reuse is one of the most effective waste prevention measures. We can do a lot on an individual level, and we can be even more successful if the local community helps us. As we celebrate World Refill Day on June 16 2022, we took a closer look at […]