The mission statement "zero waste" is an elementary component of the Berlin coalition agreement (2016-2021). A central measure for achieving this is the reuse of products - however, so far products are rarely reused. Therefore, the project Re-Use Berlin 2019 aims to strengthen the reuse of used products in Berlin. For this purpose, comprehensive operational and conceptual measures are planned building on the completed projects "Study on the Reuse of Products" (2017) and "Zero Waste Berlin" (2018).
The project is carried out under the lead of the Wuppertal Institute in cooperation with Ecologic Institute, IZT – Institute for Future Studies and Technology Assessment, pulswerk and u.e.c. Berlin. Additionally, cooperations with WIR e. V. and CRCLR GmbH are planned.
The project comprises the following activities: