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Recycling in Europe

  • 20 March 2013

Austria, Germany and Belgium recycled the largest proportion of municipal waste in Europe in 2010. Although some countries have rapidly increased recycling rates, Europe is still wasting vast quantities of valuable resources by sending them to landfill


Europe improves recycling and composting

  • 15 March 2013

In 2011, 40% of treated municipal waste was recycled or composted, up from 27% in 2001


2011 Overall Steel Recycling Rate Hits All-Time High

  • 14 March 2013

Record levels of steel scrap consumption announced on America Recycles Day


Italy: environment improving but more effort needed

  • 12 March 2013

Despite this progress, the OECD’s Environmental Performance Review of Italy says the country still faces numerous environmental challenges.


What should we do about plastic waste?

  • 8 March 2013

Plastic has become an unavoidable material in our modern world. Plastics are versatile and durable, but this durability can make disposal problematic. 


LIFE+: the 2013 call for proposals is now open

  • 7 March 2013

The seventh LIFE+ call for proposals was published on 19 February, 2013, with up to €278 million available for co-financing of projects


Reducing the € 45 billion health cost of air pollution from lorries

  • 6 March 2013

Road charges for heavy goods vehicles should reflect the varied health effects of traffic pollution in different European countries.

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How Indian cement sector can sharply reduce its CO2 emissions

  • 5 March 2013

Blueprint details how Indian cement sector can sharply reduce its CO2 emissions. Approach co-developed by IEA also makes deep cuts in industry’s energy needs


CLIM-WASTENER project: innovative energy recovery system from landfill

  • 4 March 2013

IBT group part of the clim-wastener european project for the development of an innovative ORC application for the waste heat recovery


Phytodepuration in Alleluya Contry House – Pellegrino Parmense (PR)

  • 25 February 2013

In the appenines phytodepuration is very pleasant and its technology is without maintenance


Putting the EU on Track for 100% Renewable Energy

  • 19 February 2013

By 2030, the European Union could be reducing its energy use by more than a third and generate almost half of the remainder from renewables


Recycle and remediate red mud

  • 18 February 2013

Orbite Aluminae Inc. and Veolia Environmental Services create partnership to recycle and remediate red mud generated by alumina


Key World Energy Statistics in the palm of your hand

  • 14 February 2013

IEA releases new iPhone and iPad app with key energy data by country and by energy source.


Ecopneus: 2012 data on the recycling of used tires

  • 12 February 2013

240.140 tons of used tires collected and treated; 30.108 points of generation of used tires as of December 31, 100.805 withdrawal requests received and executed; 78.200 vehicles missions carried out...


Land consumption In Italy

  • 7 February 2013

In recent years the use of land in Italy grew at an average of 8 square meters per second and the time series shows that it is a process that since 1956 knows no setbacks. It has gone from 2.8% in 1956 to 6.9% in 2010, an increase of 4 percentage points. In Europe consumed 2.3% of the territory and our nation is more than the average.


Lombardy: 1300 reclamation sites

  • 5 February 2013

Two hundred and thirty million euro allocated in 1992 and 1300 reclamation throughout the region. It 's the picture that emerged during the seminar' Marketing of contaminated areas', which was held in Palazzo Lombardia, with the presence of the environment's assessor, with the aim to present the state of the art of remediation and actions that can be adopted in the implementation of regional guidelines.


EU auditors critical of the EU funding for municipal waste management

  • 1 February 2013

 “The effectiveness of EU funding for municipal waste management infrastructures was limited due to the poor implementation of supporting measures” – say EU Auditors


R1: An incentive for improving energy efficiency

  • 31 January 2013

CEWEP publishes the third edition of its report on the energy efficiency of Waste-to-Energy Plants (waste incineration with energy recovery) in Europe