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Encouraging Local Initiatives For Sustainable Lifestyles in Enlarged Europe

Detailed description of the Good Practice

The project ELISEE aims to raise awareness of local and regional authorities in the newly enlarged Europe on the role that they may play to promote sustainable lifestyles. To achieve these objectives two actions were developed

  • Organisation of an International Conference in Turku, Finland, on 28 and 29 October 2004 « Towards waste-free lifestyles – European conference on local authority action» - Download the FR programme and the proceedings.
  • Production of communication tools and dissemination of a CD-Rom for the use of local and regional authorities


waste management
recycling
sustainable consumption

Objectives of the Good Practice

  • To raise awareness of local and regional authorities in the newly enlarged Europe on the role that they may play to promote lifestyles having less environmental impacts in terms of consumption of natural resources and of generation of waste.
  • To provide these authorities with communication tools to develop campaigns that raise awareness of the general public on the impacts of lifestyles on the consumption of natural resources and generation of waste.

Participants of the Good Practice

  • UBC: Union of Baltic Cities – Environment Commission Secretariat,Finland
  • City of Turku, Finland
  • RRF: Resource Recovery Forum,United-Kingdom
  • ISD: Instytut na rzecz Ekorozwoju – Institute for Sustainable Development, Poland

Target group of the Good Practice

for local and regional authorities

Funding of the Good Practice

This project receives financial support from the European Community.

More Details of the Good Practice

Documentation and documents

Available files

Contact details

acrr@acrr.org

Data sources and references

CD "The Earth, A User's guide" Consuming products without waste and recycled product