What defines a GOOD PRACTICE initiative? a) it’s effective in achieving expected results and raises proper results depending on predefined objectives and expected effects; b) is sustainable and efficient i.e. the need to ensure that good practice is both compatible with existing resources, even in relation to the comparison of … Continued

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The city of Almería in Spain is set to pioneer efficient new water management methods as part of an EU-funded project. The URBANWATER initiative will enable consumers to use water more responsibly. Central to the project will be the installation of thousands of smart meters, which will enable customers to … Continued

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A pilot plant capable of converting toxic olive oil waste into heat and electricity has been built at an olive farm in Andalucía. The facility, constructed through the EU-funded BIOGAS2PEM-FC project, was completed in November 2014 and promises to provide economic and environmental benefits to a predominantly agricultural and industrially … Continued

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The project RE-SEEties (Towards resource efficient urban communities in SEE), ended recently, involving partners from Croatia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary, published a bibliography intended to municipalities on policies and initiatives for the resources’ efficiency. The main objective was to help municipalities to develop integrated solutions for … Continued

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The European project “Creps: creating common areas – good practices in the re-use of confiscated properties” was funded by the Directorate General of Internal Affairs of the European Commission in the framework of the Programme “Prevention and fight against Crime”, FINEC call (Economic and Financial Crimes). The main objective of … Continued

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A new european platform for eco-innovation is hoping to create the basis for what could become an eco-social network for small and medium businesses.The project, GreenEcoNet, is operating through a web site that provides case studies on eco-innovation, tolls, guidance of experts, discussions forums and news. The final aim of … Continued

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This best practice, promoted by the slovak company Stered PR Krajné Ltd, is the product of a project involving he Institute of Textile Technology Bratislava, the Chemical Fibres Research Institute in the town of Svit, located in northern Slovakia, as well as the municipality of Krajne. The project, supported mainly … Continued

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A collaborative research project that brings together a number of European municipal authorities are actively considering the possibility of transferring good practices in the field of information and communication technologies ‘green’.The project ‘GreenITNet’ recognizes that a greening of Information Technologies can help cities achieve their sustainability goals. As it is … Continued

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This project, whose promoting organization is Kelt (Kildare European Leader Teoranta) based in Ireland, aim to develop the skills of young people through the creative use of the media. The project is being delivered through a combination of: -Training based workshops for young people in Teignbridge and County Kildare in … Continued

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(Deadline 20 october 2014) The European Agency for safety and health at work (EU-OSHA) invites nominations for the European good practice in the field of occupational safety and health. Within the framework of the healthy workplaces campaign sure 2014-2015, the prizes will be awarded to companies or organizations that have … Continued

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