2021 municipal waste report Croatia continues progress, but targets still unreachable

2021 municipal waste report: Croatia continues progress but targets still unreachable

04 August 2022 - The country continued to make progress in almost all important sectors of waste management, but it was not enough to achieve the set goals

Albania bans single use plastic bags

Albania bans single-use plastic bags

01 June 2022 - It is forbidden to produce, import and sell disposable plastic bags in Albania including those that are defined as oxo-degradable or oxo-biodegradable

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Slovenia to install three waste incinerators

13 May 2022 - The Government of Slovenia has adopted a decree on granting concessions for waste incineration as an obligatory public service

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

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

The EU intends to ban integrated batteries in telephones and electronic devices

EU intends to ban integrated batteries in phones, electronic devices

12 February 2022 - Although batteries are an essential tool in the energy transition, they also have huge hidden costs and environmental impact

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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.

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

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

GreenWEEE to build EUR 10 million e-waste recycling plant in Romania

10 November 2021 - GreenWEEE said it would put its third facility in Romania into operation in one year. The company recycles electrical and electronic waste

World’s first interactive global database of chemical recycling projects kicks-off

World’s first interactive global database of chemical recycling projects kicks off

01 November 2021 - There is a growing demand for recycled plastics globally, particularly for use in food and beverage packaging while supply is limited

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