Sunday, November 28

The people of Lyon are mobilizing for the European week of waste reduction

For several years, the Greater Lyon community has been involved in the Week European Waste Reduction Group (SERD) – whose theme this year is solidarity – in conjunction with local stakeholders. Until November 28, this highlight of the year aims to promote reduction at source of waste in accordance with the prevention program adopted in December 2018. Several events are organized in this regard by the Metropolis in partnership with many stakeholders of the territory.

Source sorting of food waste

The Métropole de Lyon is committed to a pilot territory, the 7e arrondissement in Lyon, on sorting food waste at source thanks to the installation of 150 compost stations accessible 24 hours a day in public spaces.

Distribution of individual composters: this device is intended for house residents. Several municipalities have already benefited from distribution since September.

During the SERD, 1,500 composters will be delivered to 9 municipalities in the territory:

Charly (20/11)

Rillieux-la-Pape and Vaulx-en-Velin (24/11)

Montanay, Neuville-sur-Saone, lyon 3e (26/11)

Villeurbanne, Ecully and Champagne-au-Mont d’Or (27/11)

The launch of new shared composting sites which is materialized by the launch of composting sites both in condominiums and neighborhoods as well as in schools and colleges. The equipment is manufactured by the Brigades Nature structure located in Dardilly.

Several neighborhood sites and in schools will be inaugurated during the SERD.

Albigny, square Villevert, Saturday 20/11 at 10 a.m.

Dardilly, Jardin de la Bretonnière, Saturday 20/11 at 3 p.m.

Lyon 07, crossing of rue Lortet and boulevard Yves Farges, Tuesday 23/11, 6.30 p.m.

Villeurbanne, Gustave Prost residence, Thursday 25/11 at 6 p.m.

Lyon 05, quai des étroits Thursday 11/25 at 6 p.m.

La Clavelière College in Oullins on 23/11

Simone Veil College in Saint-Priest on 11/24

From individual composting awareness sessions are organized by video by the Metropolis and accessible to all upon registration via toodego:

11/23 – 6 p.m. “individual composting and alternative management of green waste”

24/11 – 18h “individual vermicomposting”

The directory of actors offers many circular economy solutions:

Near 20 animations Where workshops on the fight against waste (second life of products, sustainable hygiene, food waste, eco-consumption) are linked to initiatives from numerous partners (municipality, social center, MJC, other associations, etc.).

Finally the Metropolis provides support to local players initiating actions, for example:

The Lyon Tiered Movement and Zero Waste associations are mobilizing in Lyon (9e) to bring together all the players in a district (residents, traders, etc.) on waste reduction

Mandala Zero waste urban village : the association offers numerous times from November 25 to 28 in the form of a stand on waste reduction (left-luggage office, donation box) in many districts of Lyon.

Other events carried by the Metropolis are part of the extension of the SERD. the 1is next December, the 4e edition of the “JEER” eco-event days: in partnership with AREMACS, the objective is to discuss waste prevention and management practices during sporting and cultural events with multiple stakeholders and testimonies.

Reference-www.lyftvnews.com

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