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18.11. - 26.11.2017 ǀ Waste Management

European Week for Waste Reduction

The slogan of this year’s European Week for Waste Reduction is Reuse and Repair: Give it a new life! Together with the Federal Environment Agency and the Association of Municipal Enterprises (Verband kommunaler Unternehmen, VKU), Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks will open the annual event on 20 November in the Federal Press Office with a press conference. Beforehand, Minister Hendricks will meet with representatives of repair initiatives to discuss concrete approaches to repairing modern electrical appliances.

The 8th European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) will take place from 18 to 26 November 2017 in Germany and in 33 other European countries. The EWWR aims to promote resource efficiency and calls for a responsible use of resources in everyday life, industry and politics. EWWR 2017 is focussing on resource conservation and responsible consumption patterns in daily routines, industry, politics and administration.



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