CTC has again supported the European Week for Waste Reduction. EWWR 2010 takes place from the 20 – 28 November.

To support EWWR 2010, The Clean Technology Centre and Green Hospitality Programme have donated a luxury weekend  in 4 and 5 * Green Hospitality Hotels to give away every day this week on the Newstalk radio Moncrieff show every weekday from 13:30 – 16:30.

To be in with a chance of winning just listen to Moncrieff from 1.30pm this week. The winner  each day will be the person who gives the best suggestion for waste prevention in everyday life.

What is the European Week for Waste Reduction ?
EWWR is a 3 year project supported by the LIFE+ Programme of the European Commission until 2011. In 2010, the Week will take place from the 20th to the 28th November 2010.
EWWR was set up to raise awareness about EU waste reduction strategies and policies; to promote sustainable waste reduction actions across Europe; to highlight the work accomplished by various actors, through concrete examples of waste reduction and to encourage changes in the behaviour of Europeans’ consumption and production in everyday life.

Who is involved?
EWWR mainly involves national and local authorities, NGOs, educational establishments and also businesses. In Ireland it is being led by the EPA, with many different local authorities involved. Also involved are An Taisce, REPAK, Clean Technology Centre, Green Hospitality Programme, Celtic Anglian Water and others.

What’s being done in Ireland?
A lot is planned in Ireland for 2010, including media events; radio and press material being published; waste prevention promotion with communities, businesses, schools; seminars; displays in public areas; competitions etc. – all over Ireland!

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