Highlights
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 Turkey Composts Logo ENG 400mp
DWOF MINIWASTE logo PreWaste for Web R4R Logo SCOW logo  

 

ACR+ projects always refer to one of our 5 working themes:

 

working themes awareness
Awareness raising and communication
working themes op and monitoring
Operational instruments and monitoring
working themes legal
Legal and economic instruments
working themes strategy
Strategy and planning
working themes capacity building
Cooperation and capacity building

 

All Projects

 

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CYCLEworking themes capacity building

2017 - 2019, Erasmus + programme

The CYCLE project was intended to create a set of tools that improve and develop adult trainers’ competences that ensure the introduction of circular economy competences in adult training, contributing to the creation of an attractive learning pathway for trainers and facing the existing gap in this area. The main target group were “non-vocational adult trainers” defined as those trainers & facilitators that provide any form of adult learning – formal and not formal – that is not directly linked to the labour market.

     
   

Circterworking themes strategy

2017 - 2019, ESPON 2020 Cooperation programme 

The main objective of this tender on circular economy (CE) was to provide evidence on the territorial dimension of the transition towards a circular economy and to provide evidence on local and regional patterns and flows of materials, including resources and waste. The analysis of the territorial dimension aimed to cover changes in resource use, design, production, distribution, consumption and waste management. In addition, it aimed to provide input to European regions and cities on their potential for implementing steps towards a circular economy.

     
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URBAN WASTEworking themes strategy

2016 - 2019, H2020 programme 

The URBAN-WASTE project developed eco-innovative and gender-sensitive waste prevention and management strategies in cities with high levels of tourism in order to reduce the urban waste production and improve municipal waste management. These strategies facilitated the reintroduction of waste as a resource into the urban metabolism flows and address waste management, risk prevention and land-use as an integral part of urban development.

     
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working themes op and monitoringUrbanRec

2016 - 2019, H2020 programme 

The URBANREC project aimed to develop and implement an eco-innovative and integral bulky waste management system (enhancing prevention, improving logistics and allowing new waste treatments to obtain high added value recycled products) and demonstrate its effectiveness in different regions. It aimed to improve the separation and disassembling of bulky waste - implementing advanced fragmentation techniques to obtain high-quality raw materials, promoting innovative valorisation routes for those considered more problematic (PUR foam, mixed hard plastics and mixed textiles), not recycled due to lack of eco-innovative cost-effective solutions.

     
   

SWIM and HORIZON2020working themes capacity building

2016 - 2018, EuropAid programme

The key objective of the project was to contribute to reduced marine pollution and a more sustainable use of scarce water resources by providing tailored and targeted support to stakeholders of the Beneficiary Countries (BCs) within each of the six results areas.

     
LIFEFUTURE  

LIFE FUTUREworking themes legal

2015 - 2018, LIFE+ programme 

The LIFE FUTURE project – Sustainable Urban FUrniTURE: Tool design to perform environmental assessments in the green procurement framework – aimed to promote green public procurement, focusing on the urban furniture sector. The project allowed to overcome the difficulties encountered by persons in charge of public procurement procedures when they have to include environmental clauses in calls for tenders and assess the offers received, due to their limited knowledge on environmental matters project. It involved the development and validation of the GUF Tool, which is an online tool to support public bodies on the decision making related to the purchase of more environmentally friendly urban furniture.

     
PPI4Waste  

PPI4Wasteworking themes legal

2015 - 2017, Horizon 2020

The PPI4Waste project – Promotion of Public Procurement of Innovation for Resource Efficiency and Waste Treatment – explored mechanisms to overcome barriers to public procurement of innovation in the waste sector.The project consortium worked on increasing innovative public procurement through networking, capacity-building, and dissemination with the aim of supporting resource efficiency, sustainable waste management and sustainable consumption throughout Europe 

     
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IMPACTPapeRecworking themes capacity building

2016 - 2018, Horizon 2020

The IMPACTPapeRec projectBoosting the implementation of participatory strategies on separate paper collection for efficient recycling aimed to further increase the separate collection of paper for recycling in Europe and to promote appropriate schemes to avoid landfilling and incineration, through the identification and implementation of best practices.

     
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Turkey Composts!working themes capacity building

2016 - 2017, Civil Society Dialogue IV Programme

The project aimed at increasing composting practices in the municipalities of Turkey, supporting local governments in Turkey to implement the Regulation on Waste Management and in bio-waste management, increasing awareness of compost in the general public in Turkey and finally increasing cooperation between the local governments and CSOs working on waste and composting in Turkey and EU.

     
 

Don't waste our future (DWOF)working themes awareness

2015 - 2017, EuropeAid

The project aimed to build a European alliance of youngsters against food waste and for new models of sustainable development and consumption in the framework of the European Year for Development 2015. It intended to contribute to concrete behaviours change of the young generations, who are “today and tomorrow” consumers and future decision-makers.

     
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NEWAPPworking themes op and monitoring

2013-2016, FP7-SME-2013

The project aimed to increase the amount of bio-waste diverted from landfill and incineration into high-value products that can be used as fuel, activated carbons for water treatment, soil remediation, carbon sequestration schemes and other applications and to develop an alternative cost/resource-efficient and environmentally sound way of dealing with wet biomass waste through HTC (hydrothermal carbonisation) technology. 

     
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SCOWworking themes capacity building

2013-2015, ENPI CBCMED

The objective was to develop low cost, technically simple and high-quality biowaste collection and recycling models in territories with touristic areas and agricultural activity.

     
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MED-3Rworking themes capacity building

2012-2015, ENPI CBC MED

This project was a strategic Euro-Mediterranean platform for integrated waste management within the ENPI Cross Border Cooperation MED Programme within the framework “Treatment and recycling of waste”. The project aimed to contribute to the establishment of an environmentally sound waste management system and develop appropriate strategies of collection and prevention.

     
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R4Rworking themes op and monitoring

2012-2014, Interreg IVC

The project aimed at sharing good practices to improve selective collection and recycling schemes at regional and local level. Each partner introduced one new good practice in their territory and all contributed to the collection of waste management data. The project allowed for the comparison of recycling performances, the identification and transfer of good recycling practices and the widespread dissemination of the project results beyond the project partners.

     
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Horizon2020 Capacity Buildingworking themes capacity building

2010-2014, EuropAid

The project aimed to build capacity for the implementation of Horizon2020 programmes in Mediterranean countries via series of training sessions and workshops.

     
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MINIWASTEworking themes op and monitoring

2010-2012, LIFE+

The project aimed at demonstrating that it is possible to significantly reduce the amount of bio-waste at local level. The project focused the gathering and sharing of good practices and case studies implemented by European local and regional authorities.

     
PreWaste for Web  
Pre-wasteworking themes op and monitoring

2010-2012, INTERREG IVC

The project aimed to help local and regional authorities improve their waste prevention policies, in order to significantly reduce the production of waste and its hazards.

     

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Green Commerce Projectworking themes awareness

2010-2012, LIFE+

The project aimed at promoting environmental responsibility in the retail sector.

     
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GODEM - Gestion Optimisée des Déchets en Métiterranéeworking themes capacity building

2010-2012, EuropAid

The project aimed at creating a permanent knowledge base and network for exchanging experiences regarding sustainable and optimized waste management between local and regional authorities in the Mediterranean basin.

     
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LG Actionworking themes strategy

2009-2011, Energy Europe Programme

The project aimed at presenting local government (LG) positions relevant to climate and energy to a range of actors: local government associations and networks, national governments, the European Commission and feeding into the post-2012 climate negotiations

     
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"-k" European Campaign for Waste Reductionworking themes awareness

2008, ACR+ Project

This project was an Europe-wide Campaign for waste reduction. It aimed at reducing municipal waste by 100 kg per inhabitant and per year.

     
   
MUE25 - Managing Urban Europe 25working themes strategy

2005-2008

The project aimed at improving the development and the implementation of environmental management systems for urban zones.

     
   
APPRICODworking themes capacity building

2003-2006, LIFE-Environment programme

The project aimed at developing a partnership between various European actors to promote the selective collection of plastic waste from construction and demolition (C&D) activities.

     
   
VERC - Virtual European Recycling Centerworking themes op and monitoring

2002-2005, Competitive and Sustainable Growth – DG Research

The project aimed to provide services to all recycling actors throughout Europe using the most recent advances in Information and Communication Technologies. The objective was to increase the competitiveness of European Recycling Industry, the transparency in secondary materials exchanges and the recycling rations to reach the targets of actual and emerging legislation. View also the French version.

     
   
MED'ACTworking themes capacity building

2004-2005, North/South partnerships

The project aimed to develop new networking activities on practical/technical issues with cities from the Southern fringes of Europe

     
   
European Sustainable Cities and Towns Campaignsworking themes awareness

Information campaign on local sustainable development and the implementation of the Aalborg Commitments.

     
   
ELISEE working themes awareness

2004-2005

Encouraging Local Initiatives for Sustainable Lifestyles in Enlarged Europe

     
   
R que Rworking themes capacity building

2003-2004, URB-AL – Europa – America Latina, EuropeAid

The project promoted the exchange and dissemination of experiences of good practices for the prevention, the selective collection and the reuse of solid waste, between European and South American cities.

     
   
Sustainable Consumption in Citiesworking themes awareness

2002-2003, Resourcities

European Campaign on Products without Waste and Recycled Products

     
   
European Sustainable Cities and Towns Campaign working themes awareness

2001-2003

The project aimed at promoting development towards sustainability through Local Agenda 21 or similar integrated planning processes and the strengthening of partnerships among all actors in the local community as well as inter-authority co-operation. See also the French version.

     
   
For a better plastic recyclingworking themes capacity building

2001-2003

Partnership agreement with six European Federations of the plastics industry to improve the collection and recycling of plastics in Europe.

     
   
MEDIA-COMworking themes awareness

1999-2000

Prevention and Recycling of Urban Waste: An Inventory of Approaches in 18 European Cities" 

     
   
European Packaging Waste Management Systems working themes strategy

1999-2000, EPWMS

     
   
Promoting selective collection of plastics wasteworking themes awareness

2002-2003

     
   
ERNET - European Recycling Networkworking themes capacity building

2000-2002 FR version

     
   
URBALworking themes capacity building

Exchange of good practices between cities from Europe and from Latin America with the view to promote sustainable waste management

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