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15.09.2020

Significant growth for ESWET in the first half of 2020

As of today, the Brussels-based association counts 26 members, including the main global players in the Waste-to-Energy sector. The new members…

12.09.2020

ESWET: Time to ensure sustainable waste shipments in Europe

Over the past decades, exports of waste to non-European countries have risen steadily, pushing the waste issue far away but…

22.06.2020

ESWET: The EU Taxonomy and the treatment of non-recyclable waste

With the release of the policy briefing “What Role for the Treatment of Non-Recyclable Waste in the EU Taxonomy?” ESWET…

17.06.2020

How to reduce methane emissions? Notes from a successful workshop

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that poses great harm to human health and the environment. It was assessed that methane…

18.03.2020

Joint statement: We need more ambition to divert waste from landfilling

Representatives of European Organisations dealing with sustainable resource management welcome the European Commission’s ambition on A New Circular Economy Action…

10.03.2020

EU Taxonomy – Waste-to-Energy can be sustainable

ESWET and CEWEP welcome the report on the “EU Taxonomy” published by the Technical Expert Group (TEG) on sustainable finance, with the…

20.02.2020

New Eurostat data on Municipal Waste Treatment in the EU

A comparison between Eurostat data between 2010 and 2018 clearly shows that recycling and WasteToEnergy are growing hand-in-hand in the EU….

20.01.2020

Siegfried Scholz is the new President of ESWET

(from left, Dr. Siegfried Scholz, president of ESWET, and Dr. Edmund Fleck, former president of ESWET) As of January 1, 2020,…

04.12.2019

BAT Conclusions for Waste Incineration – ESWET reaction

ESWET welcomes the publication by the European Commission of the Best Available Techniques (BAT) Conclusions for Waste Incineration (WI), setting…

26.11.2019

Explanatory and Guidance document on Waste Incineration BREF and BAT conclusions

The Waste Incineration BAT conclusions, the basis to reassess and update the environmental permits of waste incineration plants in Europe,…