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Indonesia to return eight RCP containers to Australia

10.07.2019 − Indonesian Customs officials will order eight containers of waste paper to be returned to Australia, after determining that the material contained household and hazardous waste. The Directorate General of Customs and...» more

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Waste insiders see commercial waste incineration
market in Germany "on the verge of collapse"

09.07.2019 − The prices for thermal recovery of commercial waste in Germany rose considerably in the first half of 2019. Waste management companies told EUWID that they had already been through several rounds of price increases this...» more

Dutch government still working out details
of planned tax on waste imports

07.07.2019 − The Dutch government caught the European waste management industry off guard with plans to introduce a tax on foreign wastes imported for landfilling or incineration. According to a letter sent to the Parliament by...» more

Austria to ban most plastic carrier bags

03.07.2019 − Beginning next year, it will be illegal to sell or distribute plastic carrier bags in Austria. The ban adopted yesterday be the lower house of the Austrian Parliament allows for a transition period until the end of...» more