Europaticker Hitachi Zosen Inova Technology Supports Waste Management in the Moscow Region,
Construction of the Second Moscow Region Energy Source from Waste Begins
The technology company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) and the Russian consortium partner ZiOPodolsk supply the entire technology for the new waste power plant in the Moscow region.
Europaticker Assessment of Cytotoxic Waste Management in the Western Balkans,
Healthcare Waste Initiative
This assessment provides a status report on cytotoxic waste management in Western Balkans (WB) using data from the International Solid Waste Associations, with a focus on the national member countries.
The Romanian State Met the Targets for Recycling Packaging Waste at the National Level as Part of the EU Accession Treaty
Romania: Basic Principles for Strengthening the National Packaging Waste Management System
Markt Markt Schwaben Traffic routing at the recycling center Markt Schwaben, Germany
Visitor traffic and recycling yard logistics are completely separated here.
ESWET THE EU TAXONOMY AND THE TREATMENT OF NON-RECYCLABLE WASTE
ESWET released a policy briefing to welcome the adoption of the EU Taxonomy by the European Parliament and to stress the importance of non-recyclable waste treatment to ensure a green transition in the waste management sector.
The United Nations Environment Programme Global Tourism Plastics Initiative
The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative unites the tourism sector behind a common vision to address the root causes of plastic pollution. It enables businesses, governments, and other tourism stakeholders to take concerted action, leading by example in the shift towards circularity in the use of plastics.
Coliba Ghana Ltd. The Dansoman-Glefe community plastic buyback center in Ghana
The Dansoman-Glefe community plastic buyback center initiated by Coliba Ghana offers the avenue for community members to bring their plastic waste in exchange for cash, school fees, insurance incentives etc.
UN Environment Applying for funding through the Special Programme UN
Please note that in light of the current COVID-19 situation, the Executive Board of the Special Programme has made the decision to extend the deadline for the submission of applications to 4 September 2020.
UN Environment UN Special programme projects database
UN works on global emerging priorities issues identified by governments on the environmentally sound management of hazardous chemicals
GRI GSSB GRI 306: Waste 2020 is launched
We are pleased to announce the launch of GRI 306: Waste 2020
BIR – Bureau of International Recycling COVID-19: Update by BIR member national associations: Lockdowns eased and volumes begin their climb from low base
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, one of BIR’s key aims has been to seek out regular virus-related updates from around the world and to disseminate relevant information to the recycling industry. To this end, BIR asked for latest feedback during a virtual meeting of national association members on Friday May 15, of which the following is a summary.
The Chemical Engineer CCS pilot phase successfully completed on Norwegian waste-to-energy plant
Norwegian pilot plant for Carbon Capture from WTE plant was successful ad may lead to 400,000 ton/year industrial-scale plant
Allison Hanes • Montreal Gazette Allison Hanes: Could Montreal turn trash to treasure?
Municipalities everywhere are contending with a garbage crisis as mass consumption produces ever more trash, recycling programs are strained by the growing volume and growing roster of new materials, and countries like China shut their doors to the West's waste
Ellen Cools Leading by example: Finland, Canada collaborate to build a circular economy
The seminar, called “Business in circular economy is cool,” aimed to combine Finnish and Canadian experience in this sector to boost the economy.
Quantification and characterization of the municipal solid waste for sustainable waste management in newly formed municipalities of NepalDhundi Raj Pathak, Bandita Mainali, Hossam Abo El Naga, Micheal Angove, Ing Kong
This study was conducted to set up a new reference line for municipal solid waste quantification and characterization in the least urbanized cities of a developing nation. A survey was run to collect baseline data from 60 new municipalities of Nepal.
Abfallwirtschaftsbetrieb Böblingen El Guettar, Tunisia: Project Partnership of the Waste Management Company Böblingen, Germany
The project "Municipal Knowledge Transfer Maghreb-Germany" between the waste manage-ment company of the district of Böblingen and the Tunisian municipality of El Guettar starts with the signing of the cooperation protocol.