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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…


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…


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….


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,…


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…


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,…


Waste-to-Energy’s contribution to the “Long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reductions strategy”

(Find the statement in .pdf: Waste-to-Energy provides an environmentally sound and cost-effective way to treat residual waste. It is…