Tag: circular economy

New Law to Make Products on the EU Market More Sustainable

An EU law has come into force that will enable the setting of ecodesign requirements and information for almost all categories of physical goods that come onto the EU market. The new...

UNEP and Ministry of Environment Sign Agreement to Reinforce Environmental Action in Brazil

In a move to renew and increate collaboration on the propriety issues of climate change, nature and biodiversity loss, and waste and pollution, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Ministry...

Precise Strategies and Plans for Mitigating the Consequences of Climate Change

Biodiversity is particularly important for Romania because around 23 per cent of the country’s surface is occupied by protected natural areas, which are part of the Natura 2000 network of protected areas in the European Union. Romania has...

OMV Serbia – Energy for a Better Life

An integrated energy, fuel, raw material, and chemical company, OMV, based in Vienna, is transforming into a leading company in sustainable fuels while playing a key role in the circular economy. The...

2024 Olympic Games – Sustainability in Every Organizational Segment

This year, Paris will host over 10,000 athletes and numerous visitors for the 2024 Olympic Games. An event of this scale requires large resources and energy. Still, the organizers have ensured that its...

New Materials for a New Age

Within technological engineering, one of the narrower disciplines is called materials engineering – an area whose focus is understanding the various characteristics of materials to create new materials with improved properties to...

Is it Possible to Combine the Chemical Industry and Circular Economy?

The chemical industry is an important segment of the global economy because it employs more than 15 million people worldwide and has global annual revenues of 5.7 trillion dollars, according to data...

Support for the Implementation of Innovative Solutions for a Smooth Green Transition

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has a unique financing programme designed by the organization’s key development team. The financing programme is related to Public Calls in the form of challenges for...

Flue gas desulfurization in TENT A, the largest environmental project in thermal power plants in Europe

Dubravka Djedović Handanović, Minister of Mining and Energy, visited the construction site of the flue gas desulphurization plant in the Nikola Tesla A thermal power plant, where all works are scheduled to...

From Investing In Nature Conservation To One Of the Most Environmentally Developed Countries

One of the smallest but greenest countries in the European Union – Slovenia – very quickly adopted European standards and achieved a high level of environmental protection. According to the report of...

Schneider Electric: Digitization as the Key to the Energy Transition

The Schneider Electric Innovation Summit was once again a meeting place for the latest automation, electrification, and digitalization solutions. Representatives of numerous companies met in Paris, where Schneider Electric, a leader in...

MDBs Publish Shared Vision for Circular Economy Finance at WCEF 2024

During the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2024 in Brussels, leading multilateral development banks (MDBs), including the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), presented their Circular Economy Working Group’s shared vision...

New EU Rules to Improve Urban Wastewater Treatment and Reuse

With 481 votes in favour, 79 against and 26 abstentions, Parliament adopted the deal reached with the Council in January 2024 on revising the EU’s water management and urban wastewater treatment standards...

EFFECTIVE APPLICATION OF THE GREEN CONSTRUCTION PRINCIPLES, EMPLOYEE EDUCATION AND PARTNERS

By implementing innovative solutions, using energy from alternative sources, and adequate waste management, a sustainable environment is created that positively impacts the surroundings. MPC Properties, a regional leader in real estate development,...

MUNICIPAL WASTE REDUCTION – FACTORS AND METHODS

In its 2024 report „Global Waste Management Outlook - Beyond an Age of Waste: Turning Rubbish into a Resource“, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has analysed the relationship that humans have...

FRANCE’S INCENTIVES FOR REDUCTION OF WASTE AND PROMOTION OF CIRCULAR ECONOMY

In January this year, France started implementing several new measures aimed at reducing waste by encouraging, among other things, the application of the circular economy and improving air quality. Several measures from...

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