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2020 summarized in 12 news items

2021-01-05T10:22:40+02:00Contaminated sites, Health and safety, Waste|

2020 was certainly a difficult year marked by the global Covid-19 pandemic. Despite this, there have been many innovations introduced in the waste and chemicals sectors. In particular, there were two sectors affected by the main innovations: Circular Economy, Waste classification. We tried to summarize the most important news by selecting one for each month [...]

From Offshore Oil & Gas to Deep Seabed Mining

2021-01-04T12:11:56+02:00Contaminated sites, Environmental assessments, Environmental legal advice, Health and safety|

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Research Council of Italy organized the online Workshop “From Offshore Oil & Gas to Deep Seabed Mining: new technologies and emerging issues”,  which took place on 18-19 November 2020, with the aim of fostering collaborations and knowledge sharing between the two industry sectors and the academia. Marcello [...]

Environmental awareness campaign in Marondera on waste management

2019-12-23T12:32:03+02:00Health and safety, Waste|

WasteandChemicals during 2019 worked on the definition of the Feasibility Study for waste management in the city of Marondera (Zimbabwe) within the project "Marondera Integrated Urban Water Management Master Plan project". (https://www.marondera-iuwm.org/) The study showed that the environmental awareness that all citizens shall develop is the one of the most [...]

WasteandChemicals will attend the conference session of RemTech Europe

2019-08-21T15:07:42+02:00Contaminated sites, Environmental assessments, Environmental legal advice, Health and safety, Waste|

RemTech Expo 2019 will take place in Ferrara from September 18th to 20th, 2019. Besides the Expo, on Thursday, September 19th at 9am, the Managing Director of WasteandChemicals Mrs. Lucia Mastacchini will participate in the conference session of RemTech Europe: “Soil and Groundwater remediation, Sediment, Diffuse pollution and SDG” with a presentation entitled “Environmental assessment [...]

WasteandChemicals at the RemTech Expo of Ferrara

2019-07-23T09:32:34+02:00Contaminated sites, Environmental assessments, Environmental legal advice, Health and safety, Waste|

For the first time ever as exhibitors, WasteandChemicals will attend RemTech Expo 2019, i.e. the international event dedicated to the reclamation of contaminated sites, environmental and natural hazards, safety, maintenance and upgrading of the territory, climate change and circular chemistry. Now at its 13th edition, RemTech Expo will take place in Ferrara from September [...]

Restriction proposal for microplastics

2019-07-10T10:29:54+02:00Health and safety, Waste|

The term “microplastic” identifies all the particles with a dimension lower than 5 mm, composed by plastic polimer that  can’t be (bio)degradated. The microplastics represent a serious environmental and health problem because when released into the sea they became part of the trophic chain and consumers can ingest them. ECHA drafted in 2018 a [...]

The new Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/636 updates the list of POPs

2019-07-10T10:30:11+02:00Health and safety, Waste|

The Regulation (EU) n. 636/2019 published at April 23rd , 2019 has modified the Regulation (EC) n. 850/2004 on Persistent Organic Pollutants introducing the substance pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters. Starting from October 31st, 2019 this substance will be subjected to the waste management provisions defined by art. 7 of Reg. n. 850/2004 [...]