PROJECTS

LC3 (Lemesos City Cooling Challenge)

Η Αποστολή για την κλιματικά ουδέτερη Λεμεσό 2030 Η Λεμεσός είναι μια από τις πρωτοπόρες ευρωπαϊκές πόλεις που επιλέχθηκαν για να συμμετέχουν στην αποστολή των 100 κλιματικά ουδέτερων και έξυπνων πόλεων της ευρωπαϊκής ένωσης έως το 2030, γνωστή και ως Αποστολή Πόλεων. To δίκτυο των πόλεων NetZeroCities στοχεύει ώστε τα μέλη του να επιτύχουν την […]

  MicroMobi: A project for micromobility What is micromobility?  It’s the answer to congested streets and pollution, offering compact, eco-friendly modes of transport for short-distance trips.   Micromobility encompasses most small one-person vehicles that operate at low speeds and are not gas-powered, from active modes like walking and cycling to skateboards, electric bicycles and scooters, […]

Ulex training: A recent participant’s testimonial

Michalis Pantelidis testimonial from Ulex Project training Friends of the Earth Cyprus, in collaboration with Ulex Project, offer exclusive training opportunities in Catalonia, Spain to our organisation’s volunteers, people who identify as activists (or not), and individuals who resonate with our core values. These fully funded trainings aim at capacity building covering a range of […]

Zero Waste Alliance Cyprus- “Blueprint for movement building”

Zero Waste Alliance Cyprus fight towards a sustainable, resilient zero-waste future in Cyprus.  Zero Waste Alliance Cyprus(ZWACY) is a coalition of four organisations supported by the ZWE network. Friends of the Earth Cyprus, Ecological Movement Cyprus, Zero Food Waste Cyprus, and Let’s Make Cyprus Green are the organisations that form the ZWA Cyprus. The focus […]

Social Permaculture Garden Open Day! 🌱

We are pleased to invite you to the final event of our project, Social Peas: Empowering an Active Society, which is coming to an end this year and has been an important part of our activities over the last two years. The event will take place on Saturday, the 11th of May, at 10:30 am […]

Elevating Reuse In Cities (ERIC)

Elevating Reuse In Cities (ERIC) is a project, funded by the Plastics Solutions Fund, which aims to empower European municipalities to reduce plastic waste generation.   Led by 10 member organisations of Zero Waste Europe, the project focuses on training local organisations to become specialists in reuse systems and design effective plastic prevention plans targeting […]

Plastic Prevention and Reuse Training in Berlin

We recently had the incredible opportunity to attend an exclusive training course on waste prevention and reuse organized by Zero Waste Europe in Berlin. The first day was dedicated exclusively to Zero Waste members, where we delved deep into the Zero Waste Certification program. We explored the intricacies of the Certification process, from mentoring cities […]

Embrace the World (EmWo-OCCC)

Embrace the World – Outdoor Communities in a time of Climate Crisis (EmWo-OCCC)   Embrace the World – Outdoor Communities in a time of Climate Crisis (EmWo-OCCC) project aims to contribute to environmental sustainability by restoring the vital link between young people and nature.   The project was developed to strengthen and upskill anyone involved […]

GREENVIDIALOGUE

“Youth-centred Participatory Video and Dialogue as a tool for empowering young people to tackle climate crisis and offer greener solutions”   The GreenViDialogue project uses different tools to actively support and engage youth in climate activism through participatory videos.  The project aims to provide the youth with knowledge about the European Climate strategies and targets […]

MicroMobi Project Kick Off

Mega Mobilising for MicroMobility The MicroMobi project aims to develop skills and raise awareness on the topic of micromobility, small human or electric-powered mobility devices suitable for short urban trips. Increased uptake of micromobility is a key tool to reduce carbon emissions from transport. The main priority we are addressing through this project is to [...]

Zero Waste Europe Gathering στην Πορτογαλία!

Τον Απρίλιο ταξιδέψαμε στο Guimaraes της Πορτογαλίας για να παρεβρεθούμε στη πανευρωπαϊκή συνάντηση του δικτύου Zero Waste Europe. Υπήρχαν 60+ συμμετέχοντες και είχαμε την ευκαιρία: Να ανταλλάξουμε βέλτιστες πρακτικές και προκλήσεις Να εκλέξουμε νέο διοικητικό συμβούλιο Να διερευνήσουμε νέους τομείς συνεργασίας Να συμμετέχουμε στην πρώτη έκθεση μηδενικών αποβλήτων – Να επισκεφθούμε έναν πολύ πετυχημένο κοινοτικό […]

System:Reset

As a result of SYSTEM:RESET project from multiple organisations we are excited to present ‘The Youth Proposal for a Green Deal for Europe’. This proposal highlights the need for change, the need for a better future that is socially just and ecologically sound. Not only must our future include healthier environments, restoration of the commons […]

LIFE FOODPRINT

LIFE-FOODPRINT is an awareness-raising campaign to prevent and manage food waste, targeting consumers, the food industry and the hospitality sector. Within the context of the project, a collaboration platform (www.foodprintcy.eu) has been created where food donors (e.g. restaurants, bakeries, etc.) can make surplus food available to food recipients who are involved in food distribution and […]

SOCIAL PEAS

The Social PEAS (Permaculture: Empowering an Active Society) project is derived from the identified need to tackle social exclusion, climate and environmental challenges through the use of permaculture to create resilient and sustainable communities. The project was designed to support, educate and provide training for educators/trainers/workers who work with vulnerable adults to create permaculture gardens. […]

BREAK FREE FROM PLASTIC

Within the international Break Free from Plastic movement to which we belong, we help to mobilize and consolidate the cooperation of NGOs working on waste in Cyprus. For this purpose, we have created an alliance inspired by a common vision, called “Zero Waste Alliance Cyprus” which consists of 4 organisations and operates on the basis […]

FOSSIL FREE CYPRUS

The climate crisis is here, right now and it is time for Cyprus to take bold and decisive action. Our government is still implementing a business-as-usual policy approach and taking effective action. We need bold, ambitious and effective climate policy to reduce carbon emissions and ensure a safe future. Our response to the climate crisis [...]

ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME

The project “One Community At a Time” aims to help municipalities and communities in Cyprus to implement zero waste practices which are successfully adopted in over 445 cities in Europe (www.zerowastecities.eu). Zero Waste Cities enjoy a range of benefits such as reduced management fees, lower levels of pollution, compliance with EU law, greater social inclusion […]