Council of the EU Council and Parliament reach provisional agreement on new EU waste rules
In the early hours of 18 December 2017, the Estonian presidency reached a provisional agreement with representatives of the European Parliament on all four legislative proposals of the waste package. EU ambassadors will be briefed on the outcome on 20 December, but the final analysis and endorsement on behalf of the Council is planned for the first quarter of next year.
Youtube//comunicazione qthermo "Firenze has made the right decision"
Interview with prof. Nickolas Themelis, on the advantages of waste to energy systems.
www.letscleanupeurope.de Let's Clean Up Europe
Littering is a europe-wide problem. The initiative "Let's Clean Up Europe" wants to take a stand against littering and wants to make more people aware of this problematic situation.
Nickolas J. Themelis, Director,
Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University China has stopped the importing of U.S. "recycled materials"
China has stopped the importing of U.S. "recycled materials" on the grounds that, including the environmental impacts of processing, these "recyclables" were not a boon but a burden.
WtERT Germany GmbH WtERT-Team attends the IFAT Trade Fair in Munich
World's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management takes place from May 14th-May 18th in Munich. WtERT Germany GmbH Managing Director Werner Bauer and Director Hedwig Vielreicher will be attending the fair and be there for you to inform about WtERT.
ISWA What happens to my waste? - ISWA Video Award 2018
The ISWA Video Award is an online short video competition. Whether documentary, fiction, animation or a combination thereof - the decision about the film genre as well as the technical realisation is left up to the contestant. Only the length of the film is specified. The theme of this year's award is "What Happens to my Waste?" - #whathappenstomywaste.
European Commission A modern budget for a Union that protects, empowers and defends: Questions and Answers
What is the long-term EU budget? The long-term EU budget, also referred to as Multiannual Financial Framework (or 'MFF'), provides a stable framework for implementing the EU's annual budget. It translates the Union's political priorities into financial terms, for a period of several years and sets annual maximum amounts ('ceilings') for EU expenditure as a whole and for the main categories/priorities of expenditure ('headings') (...)
European Parliament Circular economy: More recycling of household waste, less landfilling
Parliament backs ambitious recycling targets, under legislation on waste and the circular economy, adopted on Wednesday. Improving waste management will not only benefit the environment, climate, and human health. The four pieces of legislation are also part of a shift in EU policy towards a circular economy, i.e. a system where the value of products, materials and resources is maintained in the economy for as long as possible.