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European training course on waste reduction

EWWR 2010 - Training in Porto, 17-18th June 2010

The European Training Course on Waste Reduction and in the context of the European Week for Waste Reduction corresponds to the need of promoting good practices and benchmarking between all the stakeholders.

With the view to help organisers and project developers to efficiently implement the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) in 2010, the Greater Porto Intermunicipal Waste Service (LIPOR) has organised a training course on waste reduction on 17-18th June in Porto (Portugal).

 The training course is intended to:

  • Give an overview of policies of Waste Reduction in Europe;
  • Give an overview of how to implement Waste Reduction Plans within a national and local context;
  • Give an overview of how to develop the EWWR (how to organize, promote and suggest practical examples of initiatives).

Who should participate?

All representatives involved in programs that may promote the European Week for Waste Reduction: members of administrations and public authorities, of NGO's and associations, business and industry, educational establishment, etc.

The Programme will be available at
www.lipor.pt/default.asp?SqlPage=default_EN
www.eunaofacolixo.com

For further information
Rita Rebelo
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: +351 22 977 01 00

The European Training Course is an official tool of the European Week for Waste Reduction, which is supported by the European Comission’s LIFE+ programme. The main partners in the project are ADEME (French Environment and Energy Control Agency), which - the project leader, ACR+ (Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource management), ARC (Waste Agency of Catalonia), IBGE (Waste Management Agency for the Brussels Region, Belgium) and LIPOR (Greater Porto Intermunicipal Waste Service, Portugal).

More information on the European Week for Waste Reduction website