Cotec report shows the stagnation of the transition to a circular economy in Spain

Cotec report shows the stagnation of the transition to a circular economy in Spain

The waste gap in Spain: The difficulties of the new law for municipalities

The waste gap in Spain: The difficulties of the new law for municipalities | CONAMA | FuturENVIRO | Waste | Recycling | Circular Economy

Spanish Cabinet sends Waste and Contaminated Land Bill to Parliament to drive circular, low-carbon...

For the first time in the history of Spanish legislation, the Bill sets out limitations on single-use plastics. It establishes restrictions on the use of such plastics for certain products, a tax to prevent...

Operators of MSW treatment plants post 2019 revenues of over €1.7 billion

80% of the revenues were generated by privately-owned companies, with the remaining 20% corresponding to companies in which public authorities have a majority shareholding. The number of MSW treatment and disposal plants in Spain...

IN DEPTH: ANALYSIS OF THE WASTE SECTOR IN 2019

We begin 2020 with FuturENVIRO’s first special issue of the year on waste, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2019”.  In this section, leading actors and trade associations from the...

Circular economy innovations for industrial and urban waste management

The projects are very much in line with the strategy and priorities put forward by the new European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, for the European Green Deal and the New Circular Economy...

Landfills emit 19 times as much CO2 as waste-to-energy plants

To mark the global climate strike called for this Friday, September 27, Aeversu, the Spanish Association of Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste, is highlighting the fact that energy recovery or waste-to-energy (WtE) is one of...

Aimplas presents its innovations in sustainable development at K Fair

Aimplas will once again have a booth at K Fair, held in Düsseldorf (Germany), where it will display its main technological developments in the circular economy, active and smart packaging, sustainable mobility, medicine and...

Tomra launches new X-TRACT X6 Fines machine, capable of sorting metal fractions of unprecedented...

Tomra Sorting Recycling has launched a new machine, the X-TRACT X6 FINES, for the high-purity sorting of mixed non-ferrous metal fractions at Aluminum USA, the biannual industry event staged at the Music City Center...

FCC Environmental Services has been awarded the Solid Waste Collection contract in Omaha (Nebraska)

The Omaha City Council in the state of Nebraska has awarded FCC Environmental Services, the American affiliate of FCC group, the contract for solid waste collection services of the city, for the next ten...

Greene passes technology audit certifying potential for profitable worldwide implementation and innovative development

Greene Waste to Energy, the Elche-based company specialising in the development of waste treatment plants, has successfully passed a due diligence audit carried out by leading international consultancy company Altran. The results achieved exceeded...

Sebigas and Maserati biomethane production plant will inject over 5.000.000 m3/year of biomethane in...

Since the end of April, a biomethane production plant, fed with organic municipal solid waste fraction (OFMSW), designed and constructed by Sebigas for Maserati Energia (owned by Maserati and Sebigas), and located close to...

BALEARES. TARGET: TO MANAGE 800,000 TONNES OF WASTE PER ANNUM IN A DIFFERENT WAY

Baleares was the only Autonomous Community lacking a Waste Act. Recently, the Parliament of the Balearic Islands passed the Balearic Islands Waste and Contaminated Lands Act. This pioneering legislation at national level in Spain,...

Madrid’s three public universities to set up Circular Economy Innovation Centre

Under the terms of the memorandum, the City Council and the three academic institutions have committed to the development of a common sustainability strategy for the city of Madrid. This will have impacts on...

Asturias to have new rest fraction sorting facility and SRF plant by 2023

On Friday last, the Regional Minister of Infrastructure, Territorial Planning and Environment of the Principality of Asturias, Fernando Lastra, chaired a Cogersa board meeting in which it was agreed to award a contract for...

Wheeldon Brothers Ltd choose Lindner-Recyclingtech Polaris 2800 shredder for SRF production

Manchester is one of the most attractive regions in the UK and one of the strongest economically thanks not only to celebrated football clubs, but also to the city’s culture and lifestyle. The metropolis...

Autonomous Community of Madrid publishes Waste Strategy

The Regional Government of Madrid has published a document containing the New Waste Strategy of the Autonomous Community 2017- 2024. The strategy envisages increasing the Investment Plan budget from €300 million to €366 million....

In depth: Analysis of the waste sector in 2017

We begin 2018 with FuturENVIRO’s first special issue of the year on waste, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2017”.  In this section, leading actors and trade associations from...

Ferrovial Serviços awarded the public contract for operation of the LIPOR II landfill

CITRUP – a company in which Ferrovial Serviços (the portuguese subsidiary) has a 70% stake, with the other 30% being held by the Portuguese company Urban Services and the Environment (SUMA) –, has been...

GGR – Gelabert Gestión de Residuos awards Masias Recycling contract for renovation of Catalonia’s...

Gelabert Gestión de Residuos (GGR) is one of the leading and oldest waste management companies in the metropolitan area of Barcelona. Recently it awarded a contract to Masias Recycling, a multinational manufacturer of waste...

Commission refers Spain to Court over illegal landfills

The European Commission is taking Spain to the EU Court of Justice (CJEU) over poor waste management in the regions of Andalusia, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Castile-La Mancha, Castile and León and Murcia. Despite...

‘Save the Planet’ 2015 conference and exhibition, showcase for waste management and recycling in...

Speeding up the implementation of the latest world experience and technologies, ‘Save the Planet’ (11-13 March, Sofia, Bulgaria) has become one of the leading B2B events in Bulgaria, that deals specifically with problems and...
reducing greenhouse gas emissions

First pilot plant to generate energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from rice...

The European SOSTRICE project gets underway this year with the aim of reducing greenhouse gas emissions arising from the cultivation of rice and improving rice cultivation management in environmental and economic terms. For this purpose,...