Measuring actual recycling will boost quality

How to calculate national recycling performance is a controversial issue in the EU. For plastic and wood waste, the Dutch waste sector argues for...

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Svenska avfall

Like the Netherlands, Sweden is one of Europe’s leading recyclers. Both countries face the challenge of further increasing their recycling rates....

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Publication of Waste Statistics poster

The Dutch Waste Management Association (DWMA) has published its annual poster with statistics on the waste sector. The poster is based on the latest...

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MBT is not organic recycling

In the drive to create a European circular economy, allowing the organic output from MBT facilities to count as recycling would be a big mistake....

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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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