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MOVECO - Innovation group 3 – challenges and recommendations (Action plan)

MOVECO established action plans for three innovation groups. Bulgaria, Romania, and Serbia were ranked into the same group characterised as Innovation group III - modest innovators. Although Romania and Bulgaria are EU countries (with environmental protection laws, regulation and policies concerning waste management and waste production fully alined with EU directives) and Serbia is in the process of Accession to the European Union all three country are facing very similar problems and challenges in the process of transition toward circular economy.

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Transnational Strategy to Accelerate Transition Towards a Circular Economy in the Danube Region

Tina Krošelj and Lara Habič, MESP

Waste as a resource

Despite Croatia is lagging in a transition towards circular economy there have been significant amount of successful waste-to-resources stories.

The major driver for progress in the sector of the waste management was introduction of extended producer responsibility obligation that came into force in 2007 for several waste streams such as packaging waste, end-of-life vehicles, waste oils, waste batteries and accumulators, waste tyres and EEE waste.

Recycling of waste tyres

Environmental management - What are EMAS, EU Ecolabel and GPP?

Environmental management is no different from other management methods that we encounter in everyday business. As it is necessary to monitor financial flows into and out of the company or to assure a certain level of product quality, it is necessary in the same way to approach the management of the environmental aspects of production or services.

Benefits of Unpacked Grocery Stores

Slovak University of Agriculture

Marta Harničárová, Zuzana Palková

Zero Waste Culture at the Grocery Store

MOVECO - a journey in the Circular Economy

This is the fourth article of MOVECO's blog series to give you more insights to the concept of the circular economy. Enjoy reading and to find out more, please visit our platform and become a member!

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