News from Europe and the waste sector

The Dutch Waste Management Association: Partner in the circular economy

From today the Dutch Waste Management Association has a slogan: partner in the circular economy. This says what the Association’s role is and what we and our members stand for. The waste sector plays a crucial role in creating the circular economy and the members of the Dutch Waste Management...

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Documentary 'Something Better to Come' broadcasted at Goethe Institute Brussels on 7 May

On May the 7th the documentary 'Something Better to Come' by Hanna Polak will be broadcasted at the Goethe Institute in Brussels. An exceptional documentary also underlining the need from a human perspective to keep moving forward in environmental issues, as with stopping large scale landfilling in...

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Interview with four waste CEOs: 'Europe must show ambition and give direction'

The previous European Commission wanted to give a boost to the circular economy, but the proposals fell victim to the new Commission’s red-tape-cutting mission. The promised new proposal must contain the same high recycling targets and create a level European playing field, say the CEOs of SITA,...

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Britain's waste policy: Learning from the Dutch

Journalist Liz Gyekye wanted to know what the UK could learn from the Dutch experience. The UK is in the same position as the Dutch were ten years ago in terms of recycling rates. After talking to Jarno Stet, City of Westminister waste services manager, Dick Hoogendoorn, DMWA director, and Robert...

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