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Background According to recent data, around 120 000 to 210 000 tonnes of electronic waste is generated annually in Greece. The corresponding amounts collected and managed through the Greek Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) management system are around 39 000-56 000 tonnes annually. WEEE contains significant amounts of dangerous substances ...
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LOCAL AUTHORITIES WASTE PREVENTION TRAINING

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

LAWPreT is a project which seeks to provide the necessary vocational training to employees in local authorities (LA) for waste prevention, through the combination of short-term physical mobility with virtual mobility. This will be achieved by a strong partnership between seven partners that complement each other with their background, experience and expertise, in related EU and nationally funded p ...
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Background Waste oils and petroleum residues (WO&PR) contain primary hydrocarbons. They can also contain additives, such as lead, and impurities due to physical contamination and chemical reactions that occur during use. Contamination can also occur from mixing with other oily fluids or liquid wastes and this can affect recovery or recycling/regeneration ...
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Capacity Building in Sustainable Public Procurement (Building‐SPP)

Start date: Oct 1, 2010, End date: Sep 30, 2014,

Background Each year European public authorities spend the equivalent of 16% of EU gross domestic product on the purchase of goods – such as office equipment, building components and transport vehicles – and services, such as building maintenance, transport services, cleaning and catering services and works. This public procurement can shape productio ...
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Low Cost Zero Waste Municipality (ZERO WASTE)

Start date: Apr 30, 2009, End date: Apr 29, 2012,

The project Zero Waste aims at developing an integrated zero-waste management system with the aim to maximize resources and energy and to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills, deviating the amount of materials and resources in order to re-use them and include them in recycling schemes and processes that act as drivers of economic activity and sustainable development of the regions. ...
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... indicated energy consumption figures similar to those in many manufacturing companies. Financial institutions play a very important role in shaping the economy; thus, it is essential for them to be ecologically and socially responsible. They also have a great influence on the achievability of sustainable growth targets through their lending and investment policies. Finally, financial institution ...
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Interreg IIIB project BSR EAGLE Nature Centres and Environmental Interpretation in the Baltic Sea Region brings together nature interpreters and nature education centres from 10 Baltic Sea Region countries to network and to improve skills.The vision of the project was to improve the role and contribution of nature centres and environmental interpretation as a part of the society's strengthening of ...
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Background Integrated Product Policy (IPP) has become an important topic for the EU. All products and services have an environmental impact, and IPP attempts to bring together different strands of legislation to better contribute to sustainable development goals and better integrate environmental considerations into other policy areas. Greener products m ...
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Sustainable Management of E-waste in Greece (Sumanewag)

Start date: Nov 1, 2001, End date: Nov 1, 2003,

Background In many countries, including Greece, the total amount of waste produced from electronic and electrical equipment is not only considerable, but is increasing on an annual basis, as various equipments become obsolete for the user (even though the product may be salvaged for parts but, can in many cases be repaired and re-used). Furthermore, WEEE ...
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Growing With Compost

Start date: Oct 1, 2005,

Aiming to mobilise local communities to provide an environmentally-friendly solution to waste disposal, the Growing with Compost project actively promoted home composting and the localised collection and processing of organic waste. With networking an important goal, especially in terms of linking organic waste management to social employment and training opportunities, the project brought togethe ...
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The Zerowaste Pro aims to capitalize the results and outputs along with the know-how and expertise acquired in the Med and other EU projects implemented by the partnership with the aim of promoting sustainable low-cost waste management strategies in the MED region and IPA countries with an emphasis on waste prevention, reuse, recycling and composting and to establish synergies between the particip ...
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