Renewable Matter # 06-07 / October-December

Waste Boundaries

by Paola Ficco

The moment when waste can be considered as such is increasingly postponed. But national and EU regulations must comply and support this new trend.


The hierarchy of waste management priorities has been in place – both at EU and national levels – for several years now. Against this legal framework, prevention is top of the list, but its implementation appears rather complex, because it requires a coordinated set of concerted efforts amongst all social players.

Today, however, such actions take...

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