Single-use packaging (including plastic, aluminum, paper) is contributing to the triple climate, biodiversity, and pollution crisis. In 2018, the level of packaging used in Europe reached new heights, with a record of 174kg of packaging waste per person (1). To enforce and strengthen current EU policies, the European Commission is reviewing the Packaging and Packaging […]
On the 16th June 2022, NGOs and #breakfreefromplastic members from around the world will be celebrating World Refill Day: a global campaign initiated by UK-based environmental organisation City to Sea. This global public awareness campaign aims to help people live with less waste. Partners, supporters, and thousands of everyday activists around the world will […]
The #WeChooseReuse campaign kicked off the new year with two meetings with the European Commission. On the 26th January and 2 February we met with Virginijus Sinkevicius (Commissioner on Environment, Oceans and Fisheries) and Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice President of the European Commission) to discuss the challenges that businesses and local authorities face when implementing […]
With over 100,000 individuals, over 150 NGOs, 263 businesses and 33 municipalities across Europe, the #WeChooseReuse campaign has come a long way in just one year. Check out our one year anniversary video and discover the journey we have been through.