Urban mining for sand and gravel

You would think sand and gravel are in abundant supply, but in fact we are heading for a global scarcity. The United Nations Environment Programme is...

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Striking a balance between substances of concern and the circular economy

The twin ambitions of maximising recycling and minimising hazardous substances in the loop are not always compatible. This is because banning...

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New EU emission levels for waste installations

The revision of the Best Available Techniques Reference Document for Waste Treatment (BREF WT) is nearing completion. The waste industry now has a...

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BREF revision criticised

The EU’s Reference Document on Best Available Techniques (BREF) for Waste Incineration is under revision. Stakeholders involved in the process are...

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MP Stientje van Veldhoven examines practical options for materials roundabout

‘If we turn the Netherlands into a materials roundabout for Europe we will be taking action to combat raw materials scarcity, protect the...

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