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Special Report on

EU Waste Management

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"Rational waste management is currently one of the major environmental problems which still remain unsolved in Poland. Meanwhile, the relevant European Union standards in this field have become continuously more stringent. Nevertheless, Poland is committed to meet these standards", Professor Maciej Nowicki, Poland`s Minister of the Environment, stated few days ago. Complete implementation of the Community legal provisions into the Polish legal framework is the basic precondition for compliance with the EU requirements in the field of waste management. It is also important that an efficient waste recovery and recycling ...
In living organisms, waste is the unwanted substances or toxins that are expelled from them. More commonly, waste refers to the materials that are disposed of in a system of waste management . Waste is directly linked to human development, both technologically and socially. The composition of different wastes have varied over time and location, with industrial development and innovation being directly linked to waste materials. Examples of this include plastics and nuclear technology. Some components of waste have economical value and can be recycled once correctly recovered. Waste is sometimes a subjective concept, because ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
EUROPA - Press Releases - Italy: Commission sends final warning ...
Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas said: “The situation in Campania is intolerable and I fully understand the frustrations of residents who fear for their health. It is essential that the Italian authorities not only take effective measures to resolve the current emergency, as they are already doing, but also put in place the waste management infrastructure needed to provide a sustainable solution to problems which date back more than a decade. The Commission will continue its legal action, and if necessary use its powers to seek fines, until the situation in Campania is brought into line with the EU waste management ... market research, surveys and trends
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While the industry has recognized the (market) potential of waste for a long time, policy-makers have only recently started to notice the other - positive - side of waste as a valuable resource and provider of energy. Over the last years, EU waste policy has gradually addressed the environmental impact of waste streams within the life cycle and linked waste policy with product and resource policy. Nevertheless, current discussions show that it will not be easy to achieve an integrated policy approach, where waste becomes a product or resource and waste policy is intertwined with energy policy, environmental policy, and the ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
EU WASTE MANAGEMENT

Preparing a Waste Management Plan
regarding the EU waste management principles as well as current and ..... corresponds to a diversion away from landfill of some 70 million tonnes of ...... without energy recovery) by the year 2010 should be 25 percent of the quantity ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Need for EU Legislation - Biowaste - Need for EU Legislation?
Member States in EU waste management legislation. ... 113 million tonnes of biowaste and tree and grass cuttings that could be separately ... could be potentially eliminated by the year 2020, a figure that represents 40 percent of the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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The digital media revolution promises to improve the quality of our lives though an expanded capacity to communicate, collaborate, learn and make informed decisions. Yet our seemingly insatiable demand for digital media is driving a proliferation of consumer electronic devices and IT infrastructure, which are significantly contributing to a tsunami of toxic electronic waste. This week U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson announced that promoting citizen engagement and increasing government accountability on enforcement to improve the design, production, handling, reuse, recycling, exporting and ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
WTE in China
Waste to energy is proving to be an unstoppable technology, as its growth in China shows us. Here, we look at the extent of this growth plus the environmental issues concerned   by Nickolas Themelis and Zhixiao Zhang The need for intelligent waste management has led to the concept of the ‘hierarchy of waste management’ that places the various means for dealing with MSW in order of environmental preference. Of the estimated one billion tons (907 million tonnes) of global ‘post-recycling’ MSW, close to 200 million tons (181 million tonnes) are processed in Waste-to-Energy (WTE) plants that recover the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

3.7. Waste generation and management
Main elements of the EU Waste Management Strategy. Considered legal and political action. Possible proposals to set quantitative targets for ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Recycling and Reuse: Packaging Material: European Union Directive ...
are defined as any material that is used to contain, protect, handle, deliver and present goods. They represent about 17% of the municipal waste stream in Europe. This fact sheet is not comprehensive; rather, it provides a starting point for readers interested in investigating the topic. Summary of 1994 Packaging Directive The European Community first introduced measures on the management of packaging waste in the early 1980's. Background on the topic provided in this fact sheet begins with the 1994 Directive on Packaging and Packaging Waste (94/62/EC). This directive harmonized actions taken by EU nations to promote ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Hazardous Waste Management Policy in the European Union: Case of ...
“A Comparative Analysis of Hazardous Waste Management Policy in. Western. Europe .” in Dimensions of Hazardous Waste Politics and Policy. ...
REAL TIME
EU WASTE MANAGEMENT
  1. profile image Hughes4MayorYYC Let's close Landfills, not expand. European countries r @ 95% diversion. How? Think Resource vs Waste http://bit.ly/9edUuw #yycVOTE #YYC
  2. profile image neetsey Waste Management Inc. left its quarterly dividend unchanged at 31.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable http://url4.eu/71PLY
  3. profile image wbrownenews Junk Etc to provide waste management, recycling services in London http://url4.eu/70jhs
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Waste Management: Hazardus waste, william rathje, hazardous waste ...
I would be interested to hear your views on the subject looking from the practicle side of life. Also if you have any leads i may be able to follow i would appreciate your input. Many thanks, Andy. Answer Hi Andy, Thanks for writing. I will share some thoughts that may or may not be helpful. Much of my personal experience is based on years and years of examining trash -- the stuff people actually throw out, how they throw it out, and under what circumstances. Yes, it is filthy work! Yes, I love it! Here are some observations I have about household hazardous waste (HHW) based on my experience: 1. People tend to throw out HHW when ...
Help me find out where my food comes from & how it's disposed when ...
I'm having a hard time finding information about the agriculture and trash systems & practices in Europe. Basically I'd like to know where my food comes from and how waste is disposed of when living there. When I pick up a piece of produce from Portugal, I want to understand what that means. When I pick up a piece of produce from Portugal, I want to understand: Is it ecological? Are oranges from Portugal better than other produce? Are they generally transported by truck or air? etc. etc. I am moving to Paris this year for my husband's job and I would like to read about issues that are important to me. I try to ...