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Future Strategy of Municipal Waste Management (Goal 2020)

April 2003 to November 2004
The disposal of residual household waste in landfills above ground level can be avoided. This is the outcome of seven scenarios that have been set up in the study entitled "A Future Strategy for Municipal Waste Management (Goal 2020)". Commissioned by the German Federal Environmental Agency, the study was supposed to yield a technical basis for a strategy establishing the entire and ecologically sound recycling of municipal waste (goal 2020).Read more
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A Directive Made to Fit

The Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive in Germany, France and Finland
The looming perspective of growing mountains of packaging waste in Europe led several Member States to implement packaging and packaging waste policies and induced the EU to formulate the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive. The Directive, established in 1994, has contributed to the reduction of environmental problems resulting from that waste. But has it been really successful? Has it achieved its goals? What are the reasons for the mixed results?

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Handbuch der EU-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie

Inhalte, Neuerungen und Anregungen für die nationale Umsetzung
The objective of this Handbook on the Water Framework Directive is to explain the directive's main contents and innovations. The book was published in 2002 with a contribution from Ecologic's Eduard Interwies and R. Andreas Kraemer. It is mainly directed at administrative bodies that implement the Water Framework Directive in Germany.

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Municipal Waste Management in Latvia and Lithuania

March 2002 to December 2004
For the preparations of the informal Council of Environmental Ministers under the Austrian EU presidency, Ecologic contributed to a discussion paper on the urban environment and environmental technologies. The paper discusses in particular the Thematic Strategy on the Urban Environment of the European Commmission and the potential for the use of environmental technologies in cities.Read more

State of the Art of Waste Treatment Facilities

February 2003 to November 2004

As part of the implementation of the IPPC Directive the Best Available Techniques (BAT) for waste treatment, industries are being identified and described in the BAT REFerence document (BREF) "waste treatment industries". Ecologic is compiling the best available techniques of selected waste treatment facilities relevant to Germany.Read more

The Sevilla Process: A Driver for Environmental Performance in Industry

TimeLoc
6 April 2000 to 7 April 2000
Stuttgart
Germany
This conference takes place on 6-7 April 200 in Stuttgart. Its aim is to provide information on the "Sevilla Process", the drafting of "Best Available Techniques" (BAT) Reference Documents according to Article 16 (2) of the IPPC Directive. The conference promotes the implementation of the Directive and features the increased application of environmentally advanced techniques in Europe. Read more

The Effectiveness of Instruments for Environmental Policies in the Field of Industry: Regulation Packaging and Transport of Hazardous Waste

May 1996 to May 1998
The number of EU directives and regulations that shape the environmental policy of the Member States has increased substantially over the last decades. At the same time it has become evident that in many areas implementation of the European guidelines has occurred only in an insufficient manner and that the effectiveness is limited. Read more
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The Proposed Directive on Waste

An assessment of the Impact Assessment and the Implications of the Integration of the Hazardous Waste Directive into the existing Waste Framework Directive
Bowyer, Catherine; Peter Hjerp; Alexander Neubauer 2006: The Proposed Directive on Waste. An assessment of the Impact Assessment and the Implications of the Integration of the Hazardous Waste Directive into the existing Waste Framework Directive. Brussels.Read more

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