In Depth: Analysis of the waste sector in 2020 and forecasts for 2021

We begin 2021 with FuturENVIRO’s special issue of the year on waste, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2020”. In this section, leading actors and trade associations from the sector offer a review of the most significant events in the waste industry during the past year.

How far will the renewable gas currency fall?. Board of Directors, AEBIG.

2021- green reconstruction, closing the plastics loop. Óscar Hernández Basanta, CEO at ANARPLA.

Energy recovery, an important link in the circular cconomy chain. Rafael Guinea, president of Aeversu (Spanish Association of Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste)

From the year of the pandemic to a 2021 of many challenges for the waste sector. Luis Palomino, Secretary General, Spanish Association of Hazardous Waste and Soil Recovery Companies – ASEGRE.

Decarbonisation is in the DNA of the paper industry. Carlos Reinoso, CEO at ASPAPEL (Spanish Association of Pulp and Paper Manufacturers).

The bioenergy sector in Spain in 2021. AVEBIOM (Spanish Association for Energy Recovery from Biomass)

2020, Annus Horribilis. Alicia García-Franco, CEO of FER, Vice-president of EuRIC (European Recycling Industries’ Confederation), a member of the Executive Committee of CONFEMETAL and the Board of Directors of UNE.

The textiles world is changing and needs extended producer responsibility to complete the change. Belén Vázquez de Quevedo Algora, General Secretary at ECOTEXTIL

Fundación para la Economía Circular presents “Diagnosis and scenarios to achieve municipal waste targets – 2025-2030-2035”. Ángel Fernández Homar, President of the Fundación para la Economía Circular.

The great chinese swindle. Victoria Ferrer Maymo, Director, Gremi de Recuperació de Catalunya (Catalan Recovery Guild).

Spanish electronic recycling industry figures. José Pérez, CEO at Recyclia.

The recovered paper sector after a year of pandemic. Manuel Domínguez, CEO at REPACAR (Spanish Recovered Paper and Board Association).

2021, the year of ambition. Eduardo de Lecea, CEO at SIGAUS.

The year in which COVID could not overcome the environment. Rocío Pastor, CEO at SIGFITO