Enhancing the efficiency of policy instruments for accelerating waste generation prevention  to the needs of the region.

Execution Period: 03/2023 to 03/2027 (ongoing)

Approved budget: 1.14M€


StopWaste aims to improve regional and local policies on waste generation prevention to enhance the deployment of the EU Waste Framework Directive, reducing the adverse impacts of human actions on the environment and contribute to rolling out waste prevention and circular economy approaches and local policy instruments in 4 EU territories involved (PT, LT, RO, NL).

The project involves:

Thematic Interregional Workshops with experts
Study Visits and bilateral learning meetings

Production of Regional Policy Reports (Policy Instruments improvements, regional results and the increase of professional capacity)


Regional policy reports
Good practices related to waste prevention
Improved regional and local Policy instruments


Viseu Dão Lafões Intermunicipal Community – Portugal

CEDES – Portugal

JSC Alytus Region Waste Management Center – Lithuania

Bucharest-Ilfov Regional Development Agency – Romania

Almere Municipality – Netherlands


Interreg Europe

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