Webinar "Good taste, no waste! Business strategies to reduce food waste"

The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) has reached its 16th edition this year! The theme of the EWWR 2024 is food waste, a thematic focus already used in 2014, and was chosen to address the issue of increasing food waste.
According to data from the European Commission, in fact, every year more than 58 million tons of organic waste are generated (about 131 kg/ab).

From Waste to Resource: Turin Experiments with the Recycling of Injective Pens

Turin is among the three Italian cities involved in the “TakeBack: ReMed” pilot project, a new initiative for the collection and recycling of pre-filled medical devices for injections.
This initiative, introduced for the first time in Italy by Novo Nordisk, a leading company in the production of drugs for chronic non-communicable diseases and rare diseases, aims to transform single-use devices into reusable resources.

EU infringement procedure: Italy under accusation for single-use plastic

The European Union has launched an infringement procedure against Italy for failure to comply with European directives on single-use plastics and transparency in the internal market. The issue revolves around Directive 2019/904, known as the SUP (Single-Use Plastics) Directive, and Directive 2015/1535, which imposes procedural obligations for the notification of national technical rules.

Blessed is the differentiated one?

Blessed is the differentiated one?

Yes, because making the collection in the correct way makes us all "blessed"! Our site, born in 2012, has been completely updated to help you more and more: start surfing!

Reduction and re-use

Reduction and re-use

The complete elimination of waste is not possible, but it is essential to reduce the production and encourage the reuse of objects. You too can do your part, find out how!

Recycling and recovery

Recycling and recovery

The waste coming from a careful differentiated collection is sent for recycling to obtain new products and materials or for recovery. Find out more!

Disposal

Disposal

Disposal is the "last resort" in waste management. In fact, only waste that cannot be recycled or recovered ends here. Read more!

Seven moves to reduce wasteSeven moves to reduce waste
  • To minimize disposable items to indispensable situations
  • To minimize the use of unnecessary packaging
  • To promote the purchase of products with easily recyclable packaging
  • To limit the use of containers by reusing them
  • To buy products with low environmental impact
  • To buy products without packaging or on tap
  • To buy products suitable for multiple use and with replaceable parts