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Waste technologies will help in the crisis, says conference

Waste against the energy crisis Not so long ago, the term waste management referred exclusively to the transport from point A to point B, typically from the domestic bin to the landfill, recalled Peter Kurth, President of the European Association of Waste Management (FEAD).Today, however, the sector's tasks are much broader and touch virtually all areas of the economy, from primary sorting to the provision of raw materials for industrial production, [...]


Dangerous landfills. We all pay for them

In the 1990s, the Czech Republic dealt with waste by building over 220 landfills with a huge capacity to absorb mainly mixed municipal waste. This is an incredible amount for such a small country. At present, 46% of municipal waste is landfilled. Just to give you an idea, Germany currently dumps 0%, Austria 3%, the Netherlands [...].

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Presented at the Circular Economy Conference 2018

The conference entitled The Future of Waste Management in the EU, organised by the European Movement in the Czech Republic, brought together representatives of institutions, organisations and other stakeholders involved in the implementation of the principles of circular economy and related changes, especially in waste management. Unfortunately, a representative of municipalities was absent. What challenges does the adoption and subsequent implementation of the new waste legislation pose for [...]

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The amendment to Decree No. 294 does not prevent the construction of recycling and separation lines

Recently, landfill companies have come up with a stricter calorific value parameter (from 8 MJ/kg to 6.5 MJ/kg in dry matter) for the output of recycling and sorting lines for mixed municipal waste in response to the amendment of Decree 294/2005 Coll. The Ministry of the Environment and representatives of the [...]

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