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The revised Renewable Energy Directive sets a framework for the promotion of energy from renewable sources, such as biomass. This document intends to provide a methodology to guide Member States in implementing it in alignment with the circular economy.

 

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Thanks to decentralised composting the province of Pontevedra went from providing no options for bio-waste to a comprehensive and community-based system, establishing itself as a best practice example for bio-waste management in Spain and beyond.

 

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Waste-to-Energy incineration is sometimes promoted as a low-carbon source of energy, justifying increasing quantities of waste burned to produce electricity. The evidence, however, suggests that the carbon intensity of energy produced through incineration is greater than the one of the current EU average electricity grid intensity, while having significantly more adverse climate impacts than conventional electricity generation.

 

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Going from 0 to 40% recycling rate within 3 months,  the small county of Sălacea tells a remarkable Zero Waste success story, establishing itself as a best practice that can be replicated in rural communities across Romania.

 

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The EU has excluded waste-to-energy incineration from a list of economic activities considered ‘sustainable finance’, those that can make a substantial contribution to climate change mitigation and which do no significant harm to other environmental objectives such as transition to a circular economy, waste prevention and recycling.

 

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Zero Waste Europe releases a study on Chemical Recycling looking into the the state of implementation of the technologies in the European context and giving policy recommendations to ensure Chemical Recycling complements, rather than jeopardises, a real Circular Economy.

 

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The revised Renewable Energy Directive sets a common framework for the promotion of energy from renewable sources such as biomass. This document intends to provide a methodology to guide Member States in implementing it in alignment with the circular economy.

 

Available in English

 


 

In 5 years, PHENIX saved 30.000 tonnes of food products and distributed 60 millions meals across France, proving that it is possible to prevent food waste and create new jobs while saving money.  

 

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In May 2019 the EU formally approved a pioneer legislation to curb single-use plastics - and no, it is not just about banning straws. This paper presents an overview of the new Single-Use Plastics Directive, and our recommendations for an effective implementation at the national level.

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