Exhibition - NGO
Stand number 9
The Reuse and Recycling EU Social Enterprises network (RREUSE) is a European umbrella organisation representing national and regional networks of social enterprises active in re-use, repair and recycling. 42,000 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) employees and over 43,000 volunteers and trainees work throughout our 25 member organisations across 15 EU Member States.
Surfrider Foundation Europe & Seas at Risk
Stand number 11
Surfrider Foundation Europe is a non profit organization, dedicated to defending, saving, improving and managing in a sustainable manner the ocean, coastline, waves and the people who enjoy them. It has extensive experience in the areas of research, local action, conservation, advocacy and education.
For the past 25 years, Seas at Risk has worked as a European association of non-governmental environmental organisations to protect and restore the marine environment of the European seas and the wider North East Atlantic.
Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea of Italy & Regional Environment Center
Stand number 13
Since 2001 the Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea of Italy and the Regional Environmental Center have established a partnership promoting environmentally sustainable solutions and transferring valuable knowledge and experience to Central and Eastern European countries and beyond. Their joint action has promoted Europe-wide networks and significant environmental projects.
Community Reuse Network Ireland
Stand number 19
Community Reuse Network Ireland (CRNI) is an all-Ireland representative body for community based organisations, including social enterprises, involved in reuse activities. CRNI is funded by the Irish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and works to promote reuse, build reuse markets and input into waste policy.
Stand number 20
Slow Food is a global grassroots organization that envisions a world in which all people can access and enjoy food that is good for them, good for those who grow it and good for the planet.
Slow Food involves millions of people, in over 160 countries
Stand number 26
The ‘Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear’ initiative aims to remove waste, in particular fishing nets from the seas, for the purpose of creating healthier seas. The recovered fishing nets will be transformed and regenerated into ECONYL® yarn, a high-quality raw material used to create new products.
Lake Constance Foundation/Global Nature Fund
Stand number 29
The aim of the European Business and Biodiversity Campaign is to motivate the private sector to contribute to the protection of biodiversity and ecosystem services. The Campaign supports companies through Biodiversity Checks, sector specific Biodiversity Fact Sheets, biodiversity criteria for standards, webinares and a comprehensive knowledge pool at:
Friends of the Countryside & European Cork Confederation
Stand number 32
The Friends of the Countryside is the sister organisation of the European Landowners' Organization, that represents dynamic countryside entrepreneurs dedicated to modern and sustainable management principles in rural businesses with members across the European Union, some of which are involved in the production of cork. The European Cork Association represents the cork industry in France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Spain and Portugal, all of which are active cork producing countries.
Stand number 33
Wastebuster is an environmental awareness campaign for schools that aims to empower children to reduce waste in school and take their learning out of the classroom and into their home, community and the wider world.,
Homepage: www.plasticseurope.org www.wastebuster.co.uk
World Resources Forum
Stand number 34
The World Resources Forum (WRF) is the global science-based platform for sharing knowledge about the economic, political, social and environmental implications of global resource use. WRF promotes innovation for resource productivity by building bridges among researchers, policymakers, business, SMEs, NGOs and the public. Flagship activity is the annual WRF Conference.Homepage: www.worldresourcesforum.org
ELO and the RISE Foundation
Stand number 37
We foster sustainable agriculture and rural development in the EU through innovative pilot projects and think tank work. Help us keep rural areas on the map!
Zero Waste Scotland
Stand number 38
Zero Waste Scotland is helping Scotland to become more efficient in its use of resources and develop a more circular economy. As a facilitator and enabler of change, we help to reduce waste, increase energy efficiency and promote responsible water use – all as part of a journey towards a low-carbon, sustainable economy.
European Network of Environmental Professionals (ENEP)
Stand number 42
ENEP is the European Network of Environmental Professionals. It represents 21 European Environmental Organisations and over 40,000 individual professionals. ENEP is the leading environmental professional networking organisation across Europe. It is uniquely placed to promote and co-ordinate the many and varied aspects of environmental work and environmental professionals.