Enviromentalist, economic, feminist and health colectives have been summon in front of Woman Hospital and Child Hospital for a reason. They demand the governs the prohibition of toxic substances in menstrual products and require the companies to inform about their composition. They have demonstrated the number of toxics that menstrual products contain through the stage […]More
The European cities of Barcelona and Munich have signed an official commitment to become zero waste, becoming the biggest cities in Europe that will get the certification.More
Avui, la Fundació Rezero ha presentat la campanya Nou Període, per una menstruació lliure també de residus , que compta amb el suport de la Conselleria de Medi Ambient i Territori.
L’acte ha estat conduit per Roser Badia, coordinadora de Rezero a Balears i amb la intervenció del Dir. Gral. de Residus, Sebastià Sansó.
Plastic gloves and disposable masks are probably one of the images that will remain in our minds when we think about the health crisis we are experiencing. Why are we using disposable gloves? We are facing a still unknown disease with a highly contagious capacity and, as citizens, the only measures we can take are […]More
After the first month of the health crisis caused by Covid19 and trying to manage as a society the emotional shaking and human pain that this pandemic is causing, we begin to have quantitative evidence of its impact on waste generation. According to production and selective collection data published by the Barcelona Metropolitan Area, the […]More
The consumption of wipes is increasing during lockdown. Shall we fix this? Cloth towels, sponges, hands, toilet paper or bidet are alternatives. In recent years, interest in the impacts generated by the current model of production, consumption and waste generation of single-use products, especially plastics, has increased. Wet wipes are an example of products that […]More
Rezero has taken part in the Ministry of Finance’s public consultation on the introduction of a tax levied on single-use plastic articles intended to contain or protect food goods or products. Rezero supports the Spanish Government’s initiative and suggests several measures for a correct implementation. • Expand the tax to cover all single-use containers and […]More
We have been working for a couple of months on the Manacor Municipal Waste Prevention Plan. The Prevention Plan is a transformative instrument that allows defining, structuring and scheduling actions to prioritize waste prevention at the municipal level. With more than 42,000 inhabitants, Manacor is a city in Mallorca that generates more than 25,000 tons […]More
From the lockdown of the entire Rezero team, we hope you are all well. These days and the months that await us will be really difficult for everyone, but we are convinced that this whole episode will end. In any case, now is a good time to reflect on whether the COVID19 pandemic will have […]More
Most of the projects, campaigns and studies we carry out at Rezero focus on Catalunya and the Balearic Islands, where we have our offices. These are coastal territories which both contribute to and suffer the consequences of marine litter generation. Therefore, as an environmental entity that works in coastal areas, this is a phenomenon of […]More
On March 4th the Plenary of the Parliament of Catalunya passed the first Law on the prevention of food losses and food waste with all votes in favour. Its application can make it a benchmark law in Europe. According to 2010 data, food waste in homes, retail stores and restaurants in Catalunya was of 262,471 […]More
On February 25th the Catalan government has set up a working group on improving packaging management with the participation of several of its areas and the local world, the business sector and unions, the packaging, trade and distribution sectors, integrated packaging waste management systems and environmental and consumer organizations. They are scheduled to meet every […]More