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Italian Ministry of Ecological Transition approves SNPA’s guidelines on waste classification

2021-08-26T17:07:46+02:00Waste|

The Ministry of Ecological Transition approved with Directorial Decree n. 47 of 9 August 2021 the "Guidelines on the classification of waste" referred to the resolution of the Council of the National System for Environmental Protection (SNPA) of 18 May 2021. The new SNPA Guidelines follow the previous ones issued in November 2019, introducing [...]

Circular economy: “Conforeach-Gvg” project for the recovery of end-of-life tires

2021-04-28T11:59:47+02:00Waste|

WasteandChemicals participated on the recommendation of Ecopneus in the UNI project "Conforeach-gvg" developed by the UNI working group "Materials from the recovery of end-of-life tires" (ELTs) of the Technical Commission "Environment" of UNI, which involved all the main Italian stakeholders in the management of ELTs and leading companies in the production of infill for synthetic [...]

Circular Economy Example supported by WasteandChemicals in Burkina Faso

2021-04-21T13:37:22+02:00Waste|

WasteandChemicals supported the initiative of the "BurkinaKamba" group, which operates within the NGO "Bambini nel deserto", for the purchase of 20 school desks with recycled polyethylene tops that were destined for the school in the Mougeya village in Burkina Faso. The school desks are made by the Yamba-D cooperative, based in Ouagadougou, which collects [...]

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 [...]

New regulation on the management of End-of-Life tyres

2020-04-09T19:13:12+02:00Waste|

The Decree of the Italian Ministry of Environment n. 182/2019 has been published today 8th April 2020 on the Official Gazette. The decree is titled “Regulation bringing timing and application modalities about management duties of End-of-Life Tyres in application of art. 228, paragraph 2 of Legislative Decree n. 152/2006”. The new regulation defines the procedures [...]

2019 in 12 news: the summary of the waste sector

2019-12-31T14:09:16+02:00Waste|

Year 2019 is ending and there were many events, big and small. We tried to identify the most important facts that let a mark and, probably, will be diriment also during the coming 2020. Waste sector has been characterized by two main topics: 1) End of waste legislation: a new amendment to art. 184-ter of [...]

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 [...]

Biomethane as End of Waste – Lazio follows the example of Lombardy

2019-07-10T10:29:22+02:00Waste|

The famous judgment of Administrative High Court (Consiglio di Stato) n. 1229/2018 on end of waste status for material recovered from nappies using a case by case permit completely stopped the permitting process of many waste treatment plant that was looking for an End-of-waste permit. This stop includes also the biomethane production plants from [...]