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  • Anaesthetic gases: They can be recycled! June 1, 2023
    When talking about healthcare waste we usually think about hazardous waste and plastic waste. Anaesthetic gases hardly ever make the list. Unfortunately, since they are extremely climate-damaging. But: they can be recycled.
  • Stadler supplies high-efficiency MRF and Compost Refinement plants for Terna Energy June 1, 2023
    The Greek renewable energy company Terna Energy has chosen Stadler, the global German company specialising in the design, manufacture and installation of turnkey recycling and sorting plants, as its strategic partner in public-private projects for the design and installation of Materials Recovery Facilities (MRF) in the region of Epirus and now also in the Peloponnese.
  • INC: Paris, city of plastic (solutions)? May 31, 2023
    Until June 2nd the Second Session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution (INC) is held in Paris. ISWA Managing Director Marc Tijhuis is on site and reports on the events. Starting with the question: Why INC?
  • European Council ready to start negotiations on waste shipment rules May 25, 2023
    The Council of the European Union has agreed its negotiating mandate to enter into talks with the European Parliament on a proposal to update EU legislation on cross-border shipments of waste.
  • Canada's e-waste generation tripled in two decades May 24, 2023
    Along with the rise in the use of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), came the rise of electronic waste. A recent study analyses e-waste generation in Canada over the last 60 years. Parallels to other countries can easily be drawn.