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Background An estimated 89 million tonnes of food goes to waste in EU countries each year. Modelling suggests this could increase to over 120 million tonnes by 2020. Managing the food system in complex and growing capital cities such as London is a major challenge. London’s households throw away an estimated 900 000 tonnes of food each year, of which ...
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Resource Efficient Food and dRink for the Entire Supply cHain (REFRESH)

Start date: Jul 1, 2015, End date: Jun 30, 2019,

The overall aim of the REFRESH project is to contribute significantly towards the objective of reducing food waste across the EU by 30% by 2025 (which amounts to between 25 to 40 million tonnes of food not being wasted in 2025[1], worth tens of billions of Euros a year) and maximizing the value from unavoidable food waste and packaging materials. To achieve this ambitious goal, we will adopt a sys ...
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Critical Raw Material Closed Loop Recovery (LIFE 2014 CRMRecovery)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Mar 29, 2019,

... d The UK has identified electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) as priority products due to their high embodied carbon and their environmental impact as a waste stream. Each year around 9.9 million tonnes of WEEE is generated in the EU. Only 30% of WEEE generated is reported as properly collected and recycled. Many modern electrical and electronic pro ...
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European Sustainable Clothing Action Plan (LIFE ECAP)

Start date: Sep 7, 2015, End date: Mar 6, 2019,

... the EU clothing sector leads to high environmental impacts, for example, in terms of carbon emissions and water resources. A report for the EU27 in 2009 revealed that 9.387 billion tonnes of textiles waste is either landfilled or incinerated. In the UK, textiles disposal is the highest by tonnage across the current EU28 countries, and it represents the fifth-biggest environmental footprint of any ...
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... als4EU project. To maintain and expand the EU-UMKDP in the future, it will provide update protocols, standards and recommendations for additional statistics and improved reporting on CRM’s in waste flows required. ProSUM – “prosum” is Latin for “I am useful” – provides a factual basis for policy makers to design appropriate legislation, academia to define research priorities and to identify innova ...
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Developing Resource Efficient Business Models (LIFE REBus)

Start date: Jul 1, 2013, End date: Dec 30, 2016,

Background Domestic material consumption (DMC) in the EU reached 8.2 billion tonnes in 2007, 13% of all materials extracted globally. The annual average per capita material consumption in the EU was some 65% above the global average. The supply of stable, secure resources, however, is now constrained, while the global population continues to grow and the ...
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FUSIONS (Food Use for Social Innovation by Optimising waste prevention Strategies) will contribute to achieving a Resource Efficient Europe by significantly reducing food waste. It will achieve this through a comprehensive and experienced European partnership covering all key actors across the food supply chain, including regulatory, business, NGOs and knowledge institutes, all with strong links t ...
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Electronic Duty of Care (EDOC)

Start date: Jan 10, 2011, End date: Dec 18, 2014,

Background The UK Environmental Protection Act (1990) states that producers of waste have a legal ‘duty of care’ to take all reasonable steps to keep waste safe. The duty of care also applies to everyone involved in handling the waste, from those who produce it, to those whocarry it and to those who finally dispose of it or recover it. One of the most ...
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