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MP Jose Herrera Chairs Informal Meeting of Environment Ministers in Valletta

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Note: The following press release was issued by the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union. To access the original article, click here.  26.04.2017 Dr Jose’ Herrera chairs Informal Meeting of Environment Ministers in Valletta The Informal Meeting of Environment Ministers was held between the 25th and 26th of April under the Maltese Presidency and chaired by the […]

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The uncertain future of waste to energy

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21 February 2017 – Anyone engaged in waste-reduction policy has surely witnessed the intense debate that has been raging for decades around the notion of burning municipal solid waste to create power. Active lobby groups around the world regularly campaign for additional incineration capacity, citing the importance of reducing waste to landfill and finding ways […]

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Sep / 19

Is Brexit bad news for an evolving industry?

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Last month’s decision by U.K. voters to withdraw from the European Union has generated a lot of questions over the potential impact on jobs, the economy and trade within the U.K. But for those in the U.K. waste management sector, the greatest concern is the potential impact of Brexit on both national and EU waste […]

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Sep / 19

Getting tough on food waste

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Food waste has become an increasingly hot topic in recent months and for good reason. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), about one-third of all food produced in the world for human consumption – approximately 1.3 billion metric tons – ends up as waste each year.In the European Union […]

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