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Zero Waste Europe Annual Conference

31st January – 2nd February 2014, Bobigny, France

Hotel de Ville of Bobigny will hold the Zero Waste annual conference in 2014. The European Union’s average annual domestic material consumption fluctuates between 15 and 17 tonnes per person. Waste experts, public authorities and civil servants will come together at this event to launch the Zero Waste in France initiative.

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February 1st Public Event: Over 300 people are expected to attend this event where they will learn about waste management using examples from Zero Waste communities around Europe. To view the day’s itinerary click here.

January 31st & 2nd February: European Zero Waste groups will have an internal meeting to devise a plan for the coming year.

European Green Capital Award

The European Green Capital Award aims to encourage cities to commit to ongoing and ambitious goals for further environmental improvement and sustainable development. The award is assessed on the basis of twelve environmental indicators evaluated by an Expert Panel and waste production and management is one of these indicators. Recycling is seen as a key measure to decrease the amount of landfilled waste and prevent the unnecessary extraction and import of materials.

For more information on the European Green Capital Award click here.

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