Zero Waste Uppsala is a non-profit organization which aims to raise public awareness to the importance of sustainable waste reduction. We believe that waste production is a major problem of our society and we want to motivate sustainable change of behavior and support actively the involvement of the concerned actors. We aim to reach a broad public organizing different kind of events in Uppsala and thus participate in the transition to a greener and more sustainable way of life.
We believe that it is possible to greatly decrease our daily waste by applying simple and easy rules and following the principles : Refuse, Reduce, Re-use, Repair, Recycle.
- Raising public awareness:
By sharing news about Zero Waste initiatives around the world and organizing events such as screening we want to inspire people and show that a world without waste is possible.
- Share knowledge:
By organizing workshops or sharing tips and good spots around Uppsala we want to propose solutions to reduce our daily waste.
- Gather the Zero Waste Community:
There are lots of Zero Waste initiatives in Uppsala. We want to bring together the Zero Waste community to increase our actions and reach a broader public.
- Work with businesses around Uppsala:
We want to work with businesses and shops to see how they can reduce their waste or those of their customers.
- Encourage local authorities:
Uppsala policies must also get involved in a more sustainable approach. We want to make proposals and support them in their fight against waste.