Just heard about this on the radio so feel it is important to spread the word. So here is some details of what is all about. It is described as an occasion to reinforce good practices in everyday life: use less packaging, less plastic bags, less disposable products and more tap water rather than bottled. And rather than just be on a local level we share the good practices of other European countries.
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) is the national organiser of EWWR in Ireland and they have events with partner agencies details of which can be found via EPA’S website www.epa.ie , alternatively look up the European week for waste reduction on www.ewwr.eu/en/