Proposition: ‘It is time for a Schengen Zone for waste’

Like people, secondary raw materials could be permitted to cross national borders unhindered within a Schengen Zone. The idea of a Schengen Zone for...

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Public sector sustainable procurement policy under fire

The sustainable procurement policy for the public sector has come under considerable criticism. Complaints are that it imposes an administrative...

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Sustainable Materials Management, OECD Global Forum in Mechelen

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) organised a Global Forum on Sustainable Materials Management in Mechelen, Belgium...

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Incineration tax unpopular with European waste industry

Governments see taxes on landfill and incineration as an ideal tool for managing waste streams. The mechanisms and side-effects of such taxes are...

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