Waste

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Municipal waste – Serbia’s untapped resource

02 April 2022 - We continue the series called Serbia, from garbage dumps to circular economy, with an article on municipal waste management. We spoke to Gojkan Stojinović, Jovanka Dakić and Milica Lukić.

Global Recycling Day – recycling is seventh resource for planetary conservation

Global Recycling Day – recycling is seventh resource for planetary conservation

18 March 2022 - Out of 2.1 billion metric tons of solid waste that is generated on Earth every year, only about 16% is recycled

United against plastic pollution: most important climate deal since the Paris Agreement

10 March 2022 - Pollution from plastics has reached epidemic proportions, officials said. Representatives of 175 countries adopted a...

EU allocates EUR 339 for clean energy, environment projects in Western Balkans

EU allocates EUR 339 million for clean energy, environment projects in Western Balkans

28 February 2022 - The European Commission has unveiled a EUR 3.2 billion investment package to support 21 transport, digital, climate and energy projects

Garbage dumps in Serbia are quietly poisoning its citizens

21 February 2022 - Waste comes back like a boomerang through our water, land and air, enters the food chain and slowly poisons us

Istanbul expands waste to energy electricity two million people

Istanbul expands waste-to-energy capacity to cover electricity needs of two million people

15 February 2022 - The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality produced 844 GWh of power in waste incinerators and from landfill gas last year

Slovenia's government to co-finance construction of three waste incinerators

Slovenia to co-finance construction of three waste incinerators

11 February 2022 - The state would soon announce tendering for awarding concessions for the construction of three waste to energy facilities

EU member states USB C universal charging port mobile devices

After years of efforts, EU agrees on common charger type for mobile devices

02 February 2022 - The European Council will open talks with the European Parliament to make USB-C the universal charging socket and cut electronic waste

North Macedonia sets renewables target at 46 percent by 2025 economic reform program

North Macedonia’s renewables target set at 46 percent by 2025

01 February 2022 - The Economic Reform Program, which identifies 20 structural measures, was adopted by the Government of North Macedonia

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Dutch investors could reclaim Nikšić landfill, build methane power plant

27 January 2022 - The landfill would be covered with a special impermeable material, which would cut emissions from the waste and its environmental impact to zero.

Zagreb is introducing new municipal waste model that motivates citizens to sort waste

Zagreb to roll out municipal waste model that motivates citizens to sort waste

25 January 2022 - Citizens will dispose of waste in "official bags." They will cover the variable part of the waste collection charge by buying them.

Montenegro declares nine energy projects as infrastructure priorities

Montenegro declares 13 energy projects as infrastructure priorities

20 January 2022 - The government's list of priority infrastructure includes 81 projects in the environmental protection sector

Used smartphones can be refurbished, and reused

Romania’s startup Recommerce to offer refurbished smartphones in ten countries in East Europe

20 January 2022 - The French retailer Carrefour has decided to offer customers refurbished smartphones in its stores in Romania

edible food accounts for 40 percent in food waste in Croatia

Edible food accounts for 40 percent of food waste in Croatia

06 January 2022 - The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development has conducted research in line with the new EU food waste monitoring methodology

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Kurti: Kosovo* to build two dams to boost water reserves

21 December 2021 - Prime Minister Albin Kurti said two dams would be built for water supply and noted that water resources can't be used without concession

Regional waste hub to be built in Rančevo in northwestern Serbia

18 December 2021 - Regional waste management center Rančevo near Sombor will process and reuse most of the waste from five municipal units

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