Prevention of Textile Waste in the Nordic Region

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Useful for policymakers and researchers wishing to map flows of new and used textile flows as a first step in developing textile circularity policy. Overview of new and used textiles in three Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland and Sweden) and first proposa...

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Road Testing the 'Guidelines for Providing Product...

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To strengthen good practices in the field of sustainable consumption and production, UN Environment and the International Trade Centre launched the brand new Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information. The Road Testing of the Guidelines wa...

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EPR systems and new business models for increasing...

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Of interest to brands and start-ups looking to adopt circular business models, and policymakers interested in encouraging circularity. A deep dive analysis of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) systems and green business models that increase product ci...

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Sustainable Consumption Platform: Mi Código Verde

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Mi Código Verde is a platform that generates and provides information on the environmental and social attributes of consumer goods in order to empower and enable them to make sustainable decisions. Additionally, by mobilizing more informed and educated consum...

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China Sustainable Consumption Research Program —...

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A project supported by the 10YFP Trust Fund, under the 10YFP Consumer Information Programme. Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) receives increasing attention from policy makers and society in China. The Research Programme aims at identifying new opp...

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Working Group on Social Impact Communication

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Led by the Joint Research Center of the European Commission, New Earth and UN Environment, this working group was launched in 2016, bringing together experts in the field to develop a white paper on Business to Consumer (B2C) communication of products' social...

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CLEAR 2.0 Spain

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Project developped by european consumer associations aiming to enabling consumers to learn about, engage with and adopt Renewable Energies.
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CIRC-PACK: Towards circular economy in the packaging...

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CIRC-PACK aims to transform plastic packaging waste into a resource by developing a more sustainable bio-based and recyclable plastics for the manufacturing of trays, bottles, coffee capsules, jars, films, pallets, new types of multilayer and multi-material pa...

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Sustainable consumers and the "New economies"

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Between February and April 2018, the spanish consumers association OCU and the Forum of New Economy and Social Innovation (NESI) carried out the research “Other consumption for a better world” to understand the sustainable consumption habits of Spanish con...

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Food for Us: Capacity building through research, and...

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This project involves the development and trial of a mobile phone application to trade surplus food from farms and develop a community of practice around the issue of food waste through transformative learning. Phase 1 of the project (funded by the UN's One Pl...

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Establishment and Implementation of Green Public...

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Government spending accounts up to 15% of a country's gross domestic product. Such amount can greatly influence the consumption and production trends and increase the demand for green products. The project aims to pilot test the integration of sustainable cons...

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Social impact of the Collaborative Consumption

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"COLLABORATION OR BUSINESS? From value for users to a society with values" Carpooling, P2P accommodation, repair cafés, bartering networks, social eating and micro-task sites are just some of the Collaborative Consumption activities. The true value of the...

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Better by Design – replicating promising practices,...

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The project will work with major retailers operating in Nicaragua, Honduras and Peru and their value chain partners to implement tried-and-tested sustainable product design tools into new product development (NPD) processes. A ‘Consumer Information Lab’ wi...

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