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It reviews research results of the technical aspects and environmental impact of incinerators as well as epidemiological investigations in areas where incinerators are present…
Based on Eurostat figures, this graph shows the state of waste treatment in Europe in 2019.
This is the updated version of CEWEP’s map for 2018.
It concludes that “there is no known scientific evidence” of a significant impact on the environment and the health of people living nearby
An important first step towards diesel-free public transportation and improving urban air quality…
The project explores future applications of minerals recovered from incineration bottom ash
Based on Eurostat figures, this graph shows the state of waste treatment in Europe in 2018.
First large-scale CO2 capture plant at energy-from-waste company in Europe…
CEWEP developed a peer-reviewed calculation tool that allows to get an estimation of the need for residual waste treatment once the Circular Economy targets for 2035 are fulfilled.
Peer reviewed CEWEP calculation show…
Based on Eurostat figures, this graph shows the state of waste treatment in Europe.
This is the updated version of CEWEP’s map for 2017.
“no evidence for increased risk of a range of birth outcomes, including birth weight, preterm delivery and infant mortality, in relation to either MWI emissions or living near an MWI”
Here you will find the latest country reports, produced by CEWEP members.
Plant in Lucerne, Switzerland just proves how innovative Waste-to-Energy technologies can be…
Discover CEWEP’s brand new Waste-to-Energy Plants map, with individual plants’ location and capacity.
On this page, you will find links to all relevant pieces of EU Legislation dealing with emissions legislation.
On this page, you will find links to all relevant pieces of EU Legislation dealing with energy and climate protection legislation.
This report addresses the reliability and accuracy of measurements at very low concentrations. This is essential in guaranteeing that the very low emission limits set in the legislation can be monitored in a reliable way.
On this page, you will find links to all relevant pieces of EU Legislation dealing with waste classification and chemical legislation.
On this page, you will find links to EU institution pages and other
On this page, you will find links to all relevant pieces of EU Legislation dealing with waste.
Netherlands – A Waste-to-Energy plant captures CO2 and transforms it into baking soda…
Find out how Waste-to-Energy contributes to climate protection.
What is bottom ash? What can we do with it? All answers are here.
by Mario Grosso, Politecnico di Milano
Learn more about Life Cycle Thinking and Life Cycle Assessment…
A study by the Imperial College London estimates Particulate Exposure from Incinerators in the UK…
CEWEP produced this document in order to help with the classification of incinerator bottom ash (IBA)…
A new heating network near Toulouse (France) connects a Waste-to-Energy plant to tomato greenhouses…
In 2015 Waste-to-Energy supplied millions of Europeans with heat and electricity…
Germany – Overnight hot water storage helps to optimize energy supply…
Find out how waste management can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions…
This study funded by Public Health England searched for emissions around facilities in the UK.
Dutch searchers found that levels of certain contaminants were similar whether they grew next to a Waste-to-Energy plant or not.
Netherlands – A Waste-to-Energy plant works in synergy with local industry…
In 2013 researchers checked 10 years of emission data of PCDD/F, fine, and ultra-fine particles from the Bolzano Waste-to-Energy plant in Italy.
Continuous work of looking into Energy Efficiency of European Waste-to-Energy Plants
This 2012 study presents results from monitoring PCCD/F in soil, vegetation and air between 2009-2010.
This project from 2012 evaluates various methods to estimate fossil carbon content, and shows results for Swedish plants.
In 2012, researchers compared ultrafine particle concentrations in Waste-to-Energy plants emissions and other activities.
This report reviewed more than 40 published research papers and other studies on Waste-to-Energy plant emissions.
Researchers studied concentrations of heavy metals in samples from populations both around and away from Bilbao’s Waste-to-Energy plant.
In this 2007 research, dioxin concentrations in blood samples from 138 adults living near Waste-to-Energy plants were studied.
This 2005 paper from the German Ministry of Environment focused on the evolution of emissions from Waste-to-Energy plants.
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CEWEP Energy Efficiency Reports
Landfill Taxes and Bans
Residual waste treatment factsheet 2020