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October 27, 2022

ANEC Chooses Reuse!

ANEC is the European consumer voice in standardisation, with members representing national consumer organisations from across 33 countries. To bring the voice of the consumer to the campaign ANEC has joined #WeChooseReuse as a supporting partner.  For consumers to be able to further reduce single-use packaging and single-use consumer products, their access to reuse systems […]
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ANEC Chooses Reuse!

ANEC is the European consumer voice in standardisation, with members representing national consumer organisations from across 33 countries. To bring the voice of the consumer to the campaign ANEC has joined #WeChooseReuse as a supporting partner.  For consumers to be able to further reduce single-use packaging and single-use consumer products, their access to reuse systems […]
Written by Bethany KeeleyOctober 27, 2022
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June 16, 2021

We Move Europe joins forces with #WeChooseReuse

The refill and reuse movement has been growing rapidly across Europe, thanks in part to the work of Break Free From Plastic, the global movement envisioning a future free from plastic pollution. To mark World Refill Day, Break Free From Plastic is launching a new petition with WeMove Europe, calling on policymakers throughout Europe to […]
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June 15, 2021

German NGO-alliance calls for environmentally friendly and healthy reusable systems to avert the plastic crisis

Plastic engulfing our environment – this is one of the most visible and most serious ecological problems in today’s world. Plastic is a deadly hazard for many creatures that consume it in their food. The deluge of plastic also threatens human health: microplastic has even been detected in the human bloodstream. And the production and […]
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June 15, 2021

Let's make noise on #WorldRefillDay!

World Refill Day is a global public awareness campaign to prevent plastic pollution and help people live with less waste.  City to Sea has run the campaign for the last few years in the UK as National Refill Day and after taking a break last year due to the situation with Covid, they are back […]
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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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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 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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June 2, 2021

Webinar: A #WeChooseReuse discussion with City to Sea's Jo Morley

Jo Morley, Head of Marketing & Campaigns at City to Sea, spoke about the NGO's ambitions for Refill Day and how everyone can get involved. The webinar took place on Thursday June 3rd, at 1PM CET.
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April 25, 2021

Reuse for future: Legislative and practical approaches to truly sustainable packaging

On July 6th, 2021,  from 9h30-16h30. A Digital event hosted on Zoom. Registrations are open.   For the 8th time, Environmental Action Germany (DUH) is carrying out the European REUSE Conference, a high-level event that brings together key stakeholders from industry, business, politics and civil society. The biannual conference is presented by Environmental Action Germany […]
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April 23, 2021

Webinar: Are we getting closer to a circular economy in Europe?

In 2020, the European Commission announced the framework for its second Circular Economy Action Plan. As a result, an ambitious framework for EU Member States is being developed, whilst neighboring non-EU countries have also followed suit and introduced a number of their own measures. However, despite this recent legislative activity, the question as to whether […]
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