Waste

forums
  • environment

This working group contributes the city perspective to European policy initiatives on prevention and recycling of waste and promotes the exchange of best practice on municipal waste management


Objectives:

  • implementing the Europe 2020 strategy and resource efficiency roadmap

  • providing city input to the planned EU waste legislation review in 2013/2014, likely to include work on the better implementation of waste management and recycling

  • collecting and exchanging best practices on: municipal waste management; minimising food and hazardous waste; balancing waste prevention with municipal energy recovery needs from waste incineration; and raising public awareness on resource efficiency and waste management solutions


chair

Hakon Jentoft
Oslo
Senior Executive Officer

chair

Guenther Langer
Munich