News from Europe and the waste sector

Dutch Waste Management Association – Annual Review 2019

The Dutch Waste Management Association (DWMA) has published its Annual Review 2019. ‘Looking back on 2019 seems a bit strange now,’ says DWMA president Boris van der Ham in his foreword. But even during the corona crisis the DWMA continues to work on the transition to the circular economy and...

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Improved waste separation in high-rise buildings

In recent decades, the Netherlands’ major cities have grown significantly. This growth is expected to continue in the foreseeable future. Despite this expansion, every city faces the challenge of reducing its impact on the environment and the climate. An important strategy with which to achieve...

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Paper recycling industry raises the quality bar

A circular economy requires a greater focus on quality. Separating wastes only makes sense when the materials are actually recycled – and preferably to the highest possible standards. The DWMA is publishing a series of articles on the quality of waste streams. Part 6: recovered paper and cardboard.

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For recycling, mattresses must be clean and dry

A circular economy requires a greater focus on quality. Separating wastes only makes sense when the materials are actually recycled – and preferably to the highest possible standards. The DWMA is publishing a series of articles on the quality of waste streams. Part 5: mattresses.

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Improving quality of food and garden waste requires value chain collaboration

A circular economy requires a greater focus on quality. Separating wastes only makes sense when the materials are actually recycled – and preferably to the highest possible standards. The DWMA is publishing a series of articles on the quality of waste streams. Part 4: food and garden waste.

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