Why restricting lead (Pb) metallurgy is a bad idea

Why restricting lead (Pb) metallurgy is a bad idea

During the last few years, the use of lead (Pb) in the EU economy has been called into question by some policy makers. Lead is frequently seen as a problematic metal that can be detrimental to human health; what is much less well known is its fundamental role in the...
COCOON workshop at World Resources Forum (26-2-19, Antwerp)

COCOON workshop at World Resources Forum (26-2-19, Antwerp)

In the framework of the prestiguous World Resources Forum 2019 (Antwerp), the Interreg Europe COCOON project team is hosting the workshop “Landfill management: from landfill to useful resource” on February 26, 2019. The workshop, which will build upon the results...
5 Lessons learned from 2nd ELFM European Parliament Seminar

5 Lessons learned from 2nd ELFM European Parliament Seminar

How is Europe going to deal with the legacy of more than 500,000 landfills? More than 50 experts debated this question during the 2nd ELFM Seminar in the European Parliament (November 20, 2018), which was hosted by Belgian MEP Hilde Vautmans (ALDE Group). A detailed...
2nd ELFM EP Seminar shows Landfill Directive’s blind spots

2nd ELFM EP Seminar shows Landfill Directive’s blind spots

On November 20, 2018, the Second ELFM Seminar in the European Parliament took place in Brussels. It was a major success. A full house of experts from national and European public institutions, industry, academia and civil society – representing a multitude of EU...
Call for papers for Thematic Issue on ELFM in Detritus

Call for papers for Thematic Issue on ELFM in Detritus

The European Enhanced Landfill Mining Network (EURELCO) and the EU Training Network for Resource Recovery Through Enhanced Landfill Mining (ETN NEW-MINE) call for papers on Enhanced Landfill Mining for a Thematic Issue in the IWWG Journal Detritus (Deadline:...
Why ELFM needs to be politically acknowledged in Europe

Why ELFM needs to be politically acknowledged in Europe

In preparation of the 2nd ELFM Seminar in the European Parliament (20-11-2018), the EU Horizon 2020 MSCA-ETN NEW-MINE project has just published a new Policy Brief: “Why ELFM needs to be politically acknowledged to facilitate sustainable management of European...

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