Two of the five candidatures put forward by the Catalan Waste Agency have won awards while another was a runner-up. The winner in the Business & Industry category was the "Reduction of glass packaging in the wine sector" project by the Cordoniu Group. The winner in the Administration & Public Authority category was the "Better than new, 100% old" campaign by the Environmental Authority of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (EMA-AMB). Initiatives implemented in 33 regions of 24 countries were submitted for these European awards.
These awards are an acknowledgement of the initiatives implemented during the 2010 EWWR, held last November across 33 regions in 24 different countries. During the EWWR 4,346 activities took place, 266 of which were in Catalonia.