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recently been adopted, and work is underway to develop EU thematic strategies on waste prevention and recycling and on the … conducted a pilot study of the effectiveness of packaging waste management systems in five EU Member States with the aim of …
To provide a solid basis for policies and policymaking in the field of waste management, the environmental and economic impacts caused by different waste treatment options should be examined. In recent years, a large number of studies comparing recycling with recovery or final disposal have been...
This report presents data on waste shipments within Europe and out of Europe (mainly EU countries are covered) for both … detailed reporting on waste shipments to the EU Commission would enable us to obtain a better understanding of shipments and …
between 20 and 30 % of the resources we use are now imported. At the other end of the materials chain, the EU economy … generates around six tons of waste per person every year. With the boom in international trade, EU consumption and production …
The immediate objective of the report is to provide an overview on waste factors, their derivation and application and the experiences made, based on reports and literature available. This report has been prepared by the European Topic Centre on Waste (ETC/W) as part of the work programme of the...
This report focuses specifically on environmental risks associated with the main final disposal technologies, landfilling and incineration.
This study describes the present situation on available data and databases for waste management facilities in EEA countries based on a questionnaire inquiry. Strong and weak points are discussed and possible requirements for improvements are evaluated.
The report investigates comparability between existing household and municipal waste data for the years 1993-1996 in EEA member countries except Liechtenstein.