July 22, 2019
The Serbian Ministry of Environment recently published the environmental assessment for the planned Vinča waste incinerator for public consultation. But the study shows no sign that the new plant would be in line with new EU pollution control standards approved in June.
New study finds climate and energy plans at odds with EU targets for #Circular Economy and #EmissionsReductions : EU Reporter
June 6, 2019
Five countries in central and eastern Europe all plan a variety of waste incineration methods in their national energy and climate plans (NECPs), jeopardizing their ability to meet mandatory European targets aimed at improving recycling rates, fosterin
New study finds climate and energy plans at odds with EU targets for circular economy and emissions reductions
June 5, 2019
For immediate release – Five countries in central and eastern Europe all plan a variety of waste incineration methods in their national energy and climate plans (NECPs), jeopardising their ability to meet mandatory European targets aimed at improving recycling rates, fostering a circular economy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the sector, finds a new report from CEE Bankwatch Network.
Waste incineration with energy recovery in the NECPs of Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, Poland and Slovakia
June 4, 2019
Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, Poland and Slovakia all plan to expand the use of waste incineration to generate energy (mostly heat) as part of their National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs). These plans will lead to much higher greenhouse gas emissions (
January 18, 2019
The planned Belgrade waste incinerator, being considered for financing by the EBRD, EIB and IFC, is incompatible with waste prevention and recycling targets and endangers the already precarious livelihoods of the 12,000 people waste-picking in the city. The project’s environmental and social impact assessment fails to resolve numerous issues.
December 20, 2018
Na internet stranici Gradske uprave Beograda osvanuo je oglas o održavanju javne rasprave o dokumentu kojim se procenjuje uticaj koji bi izgradnja spalionice otpada u Vinči mogla da ima na životnu sredinu, zdravlje i džepove građana i građanki Beograda
RASPRAVA O SPALIONICI OTPADA U VINČI IZA LEĐA GRAĐANA! Ovo im može ugroziti zdravlje, ali i udariti po džepu
December 20, 2018
Šta je tačna svrha javne rasprave ukoliko o njenom održavanju građani ne mogu da saznaju i ukoliko sa njenim sadržajem ne postoji način da se zaista upoznaju, u oglasu nije objašnjeno Source: RASPRAVA O SPALIONICI OTPADA U VINČI IZA LEĐA GRAĐANA! Ovo i
December 19, 2018
The planned Belgrade waste incinerator in Serbia, being considered for financing by the EBRD, EIB and IFC, is incompatible with increasing waste prevention and recycling rates and endangers the already precarious livelihoods of the 12,000 people who currently live from waste-picking in the city. The recently published environmental and social impact assessment for the project fails to resolve either of these issues, as well as numerous others.
December 18, 2018
Comments and questions in English and Serbian submitted during the public consultation on the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment.
July 18, 2014
Seasoned Bankwatch-watchers may recall our successful four-year campaign to stop the EBRD from financing a waste incinerator just outside Zagreb. Between 2005 and 2008, we supported Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia and local group UZOR to prevent the City of Zagreb from building a huge 385 000 tonnes per year waste incinerator in Resnik on the outskirts of Croatia’s capital.