Circular Economy 2021-03-04 18:05:05 The amount of waste in EU slightly increased Each EU citizen generated an average of 502 kilograms of waste in 2019, the EU statistics office Eurostat calculated. The disparities within the EU are striking. read more ... Sustainability 2021-03-04 17:48:52 Plant manufacturer Andritz eyes textile recycling business The CEO of the austrian plant manufacturer Andritz, Wolfgang Leitner, sees business potential in the recycling of textiles, he said on the occasion of the presentation of the annual results. read more ... Polypropylene Recycling 2021-03-04 13:31:21 $2 Mio. Grants to Improve Polypropylene Curbside Recycling The Recycling Partnership announced nearly $2 million in catalytic grants to advance polypropylene recycling in the U.S. through its Polypropylene Recycling Coalition. read more ... circular economy 2021-03-03 10:44:05 Systemic weakness: the thing about plastic Science, environmental advocates and industry all agree on one thing: plastic needs a circular economy so that less plastic waste ends up in the eco-systems. The actual measures to be taken are in dispute. read more ... Project 2021-03-03 08:15:28 IN DEPTH: Cracking the Conundrum of What to Do With Old Landfill Sites? Across the EU the legacy of that is an estimated 150,000 to 500,000 historic landfill sites – many not built to today’s sanitary standards. A four-year EU funded project investigate the potential to recover materials, energy and land from these sites concluded. read more ... Sustainability 2021-03-02 17:06:30 Food waste: The underestimated factor in global warming Between 25 and 30 percent of all food produced is wasted or thrown away each year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Geneva found. Since 1970 this increased by about 40 per cent. read more ... Common Market 2021-03-02 16:47:43 Italian waste exports to Austria in sharp decline 18.3 percent of Italian waste exported in 2018 ended up in Austria. Thats down significantly from the years before. While there is less waste ending up in landfills in Italy, why does so much waste end up in Austria, a tourist country known for its natural beauty? read more ...
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