Final LIFE EWWR International Conference and Awards Ceremony

Final LIFE EWWR International Conference and Awards Ceremony

From 18 May 2017 09:00 until 18 May 2017 17:30

At Consuls’ Room, Casa Llotja de Mar Passeig d'Isabel II, 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain


The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is preparing for a grand celebration: the last International Conference and Awards Ceremony within the framework of the LIFE funding programme. The event will take place in Barcelona, Spain on 18 May 2017, and is organised by the Catalan Waste Agency.

The focus of the conference will be on qualitative waste prevention, or more specifically on reducing the hazardous content of waste. New awareness-raising management strategies aimed at achieving waste prevention will be explored during the practical sessions. Furthermore eight EWWR Coordinators from all over Europe will present their best practices showing the achievements of the EWWR project until now. More information about the programme will soon be available.

This date will be marked also by the EWWR Awards Ceremony when the most outstanding actions from the past edition of EWWR will be rewarded for each category (Administration/Public authority, Association/NGO, Business/Industry, Educational Establishment, Citizen(s), Other). The prizes will be handed down by the distinguished Jury members, namely:

  • Piotr Barczak from the European Environmetal Bureau (EEB)
  • Yukiko Tsuburaya from the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE)
  • Simona Bonafè from the European Parliament (EP)
  • Peter Defranceschi from the Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
  • Michael Steurer from Eurochambres
  • Gunther Wolff from the European Commission (EC)

Programme & Registration

The programme of the conference is now available here.
To register, please fill in this form.

2017-05-18 09:00:00
2017-05-18 17:30:00