News from Europe and the waste sector

Dutch waste sector and greenhouse growers present CO₂ reuse project at CEWEP Congress

CEWEP, the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants, held its ninth Congress on 21 and 22 September in Bilbao, Spain. LTO Glaskracht Nederland (the Dutch greenhouse horticulture industry organisation) and the Dutch Waste Management Association (DWMA) presented their unique joint project for...

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Sustainable route for CO₂: capture and reuse

The waste sector sees opportunities for CO₂ capture and reuse. Carbon dioxide is a useful raw material, particularly in greenhouse horticulture. The waste industry and the greenhouse horticulture sector are working together to save two megatonnes of CO₂. To complete the business case, the...

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Plastic: biobased or biodegradable?

Bioplastics are on the rise. From meat trays, disposable cups and cutlery to magazine wrappers, a growing number of products are now made from bioplastics. The Dutch Waste Management Association is in favour of biobased raw materials, but is opposed to the use of biodegradable plastics in...

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Industry group calls on UK and authorities to take action on waste export

The RDF Industry Group has called on the UK Government and EU to take action to enable RDF export to Europe to continue unhindered after Brexit.

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North Sea Resources Roundabout is paying off

The North Sea Resources Roundabout (NSRR) has been in place for over two years now. The challenge facing the four participating countries on the North Sea is the facilitation of cross-border waste transport. They have already seen some early success. For example, two Dutch companies got the...

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