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June 16, 2022

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 […]
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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 Bethany KeeleyJune 16, 2022
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June 15, 2022

Realising Reuse Across Slovenia

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 […]
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June 13, 2022

Reuse takes centre stage in Croatia with Zelena Akcija

Written by Marko Košak, Programme Coordinator at Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia & Coordinator of Zero Waste Croatia Network.   Zelena akcija / Friends of the Earth Croatia is an NGO in Croatia working actively since 1990 on the protection of the environment and promotion of sustainable development at the local, national and global […]
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May 18, 2022

#WeChooseReuse joins the World Refill Day campaign

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 […]
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June 28, 2021

#WeChooseReuse to transition from a linear to a circular economy

Mother nature had it right. A balanced system and a healthy functioning world is one in which everything has a purpose and nothing goes to waste. Decay, in the natural world, is integral to renewal, unlocking nutrients that allow new life to thrive. It is a circular system that stands in sharp contrast to the […]
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June 20, 2021

#WeChooseReuse to combat climate change

Most people are aware that single-use plastics pile up as trash and pollute our planet, but what is less widely understood is that when it comes to plastics, harm is occuring long before our water bottles and cling film turn up in our oceans. Over 99% of plastics are produced from fossil fuels (mainly oil […]
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June 18, 2021

#WeChooseReuse as an opportunity for innovation

For too long, the idea of progress and development has existed in opposition to conservation and protection of the natural world, which were often seen as roadblocks to economically thriving societies. Our long-time measure of a nation’s prosperity and “standard of living”, GDP, fails to take into account our depreciating natural resources, not to mention […]
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June 16, 2022

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 […]
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February 9, 2022
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The #WeChooseReuse Campaign meets the European Commission

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 […]
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November 24, 2021
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#WeChooseReuse celebrates one year

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.  
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June 17, 2021

14 Days of Action for Reuse Systems!

Across Europe, #BreakFreeFromPlastic members are calling for reuse systems to be put in place. The #WeChooseReuse 14 Days of Action in June, was an opportunity to make noise for reuse and have individuals ACT by signing the reuse commitment. Check out the #WeChooseReuse Toolkit shared with member organizations.
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