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

EUROCITIES staff contact

Louise Coffineau
EUROCITIES Brussels office
Policy advisor