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Instruments for Waste Prevention and Promoting Material Efficiency
			: A Nordic Review

Instruments for Waste Prevention and Promoting Material Efficiency : A Nordic Review »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kaarina Huhtinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318617

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Prevention, National Waste Prevention, Nordic Experts, Nordic Countries, Waste Prevention Strategies, Environmental Strategies

Waste quantities in most EU countries are growing. To reverse this trend we need effective waste prevention policy instruments. In the new waste framework directive the EU demands member states to establish nationa...

Prevention of food waste in restaurants, hotels, canteens and catering

Prevention of food waste in restaurants, hotels, canteens and catering »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ole Kaysen , Kathrine Kirkevaag , Jarle Marthinsen , and Peter Sundt

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323772

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Hospitality Sector, Food Waste, Waste Prevention Plans, Food Safety, Waste Prevention, Practical Advices

This report covers and describes all kinds of operations preparing and serving food outside private homes, we call all these operations the "hospitality sector". According to Danish and Finnish statistics it might...

Proposals for targets and indicators for waste prevention in four waste streams

Proposals for targets and indicators for waste prevention in four waste streams »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ioannis Bakas , Márton Herczeg , Birgitte Kjær , Leonidas Milios , and Naoko Tojo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325486

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Objective of Providing First Proposals, Waste Prevention Programmes, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Waste Prevention Policy, Target Setting, Waste Streams

This project, commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers, had the objective of providing first proposals for targets and indicators that can be used in the Nordic countries waste prevention programmes. Four wa...

Assessment of initiatives to prevent waste from building and construction sectors
			: Sustainable consumption and production, Environment

Assessment of initiatives to prevent waste from building and construction sectors : Sustainable consumption and production, Environment »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Loannis Bakas , Eivind Bøe , Birgitte Jørgensen Kjær , Janus Kirkeby , Anna-Karin Ohls , Johan Sidenmark , and Martin Uhre Mandrup

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322300

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Prevention, Building and Construction Sector, Voluntary Measures, Hazardous Substances, Building Waste, Construction Waste

The study has identified and evaluated waste prevention initiatives in the building and construction sector. The main part of the initiatives is based on information tools such as guidelines, handbooks, calculation...

Initiatives on prevention of food waste in the retail and wholesale trades

Initiatives on prevention of food waste in the retail and wholesale trades »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ole Jörgen Hanssen , Juha-Matti Katajajuuri , Kirsi Silvennoinen , Åsa Stenmarck , and Mads Werge

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322522

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Waste Prevention, EU Waste Directive, Food Waste, Causes for Food Waste, Retail Sector

This project was initiated by the Nordic Council of Ministers and its waste prevention group. The background to the project is that waste prevention is the highest priority in the waste hierarchy according to the E...