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ECOMONDO – The Green Technology Expo, the largest international exhibition of green technologies!

AO The E-Circular Training and Consulting Center as a media partner announces the organization of a new edition of the largest international exhibition of green technologies ECOMONDO – The Green Technology Expo, from 5-8 November 2024, Rimini Expo Centre, Italy. This exhibition is an international benchmark event in Europe and the Mediterranean basin for technologies, services and industrial solutions in the green and circular economy sectors. The exhibition hosts the main companies offering services, solutions and technologies in the environmental sector: from water management

The popularity of the circular economy is growing, but its implementation leaves much to be desired, according to the Circularity Gap Report 2024

According to the latest report of the Circular Economy Foundation, entitled "The Circularity Gap Report 2024" (ro: Raportul posse Decalajul Circularităit 2024), a worrying trend is observed: although discourses about the circular economy are more and more frequent, humanity undertakes less and less concrete actions to comply with its principles. Even if the term Circular Economy is on everyone's lips, global circularity is in decline. Over the past 5 years, discussions, debates and articles addressing this topic

MDS Platform online workshop: The problem of existing landfills. New deposit regulations. Good practices!

Today, on 21.02.2024, the first workshop was organized online on the Strategic Communication Platform regarding waste management, with the theme: "The problem of existing waste dumps. New deposit regulations. Good practices!" During the workshop, a special emphasis was placed on the impact of landfills on the environment and public health. Participants discovered how current waste and non-compliant landfills can contaminate soil, water and air, endangering human life and biodiversity. Different types of waste were also discussed

The "Strategic Communication for the Implementation of the National Solid Waste Program in Moldova" Project was launched

On 14.12.2023, AO "E-Circular Training and Consulting Center" and AO "EcoVisio" with the support of Sweden launched the National Project "Strategic Communication for the implementation of the National Solid Waste Program in Moldova in Waste Management Regions 5.8 and 1″. The event took place in the premises of the "DIMITRIE CANTEMIR" Public Library in Ungheni and brought together the key actors involved from several localities benefiting from the project. The project will be implemented with the financial support of Sweden in the period 2023-2025 and will

The European Commission has proposed measures to reduce microplastic pollution from plastic pellets

For the first time, the European Commission proposes measures to prevent pollution with microplastics unintentionally released from plastic pellets. Currently, between 52 and 184 thousand tons of pellets are released into the environment each year due to mishandling along the entire supply chain. The commission's proposal aims to ensure that all operators handling pellets in the EU take the necessary precautions. This is expected to reduce pellet release by up to 74%, leading to more

The first edition of the 2023 National Conference "Circular Economy in the Republic of Moldova" was successfully completed!

On November 17, 2023, the "E-Circular Training and Consulting Center" in partnership with the "Verde e Moldova" AO and with the support GEF SGP Moldova Small Grants Program organized the first edition of Cnational conference: Circular Economy in the Republic of Moldova 2023, a first-of-its-kind national event that brought together public and private sector leaders, environmental and sustainability experts, and civil society representatives. The conference was

Tender no 1-11/2023 for mapping the current waste management system in WMR 5,8 and 1 based on regional approach.

Assignment: Mapping the current waste management system in WMR 5,8 and 1 based on regional approach Location: 3 waste management regions (WMR): ● WMR 5: Ungheni, Nisporeni, Călărași ● WMR 8: Briceni, Ocnița, Edineț, Dondușeni ● WMR 1: Cahul, Cantemir, Taraclia, Comrat, Vulcănești, Ceadîr-Lunga Project: "Developing Strategic Communication Program for the implementation of SWM National Program in 3 waste management regions (WMR): 5, 8 and 1 Estimated implementation period of assignment: December 2023 – February 2024 Working languages: English, Romanian Organizational Context Proposed project aims to support the development

The European Parliament revised the Regulation on packaging and packaging waste!

On October 24, 2023, the Committee for the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety of the European Parliament (ENVI) voted on the report on the Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste, this being a response to the proposal originally issued by the European Commission in November 2022. After months of difficult negotiations, and under strong pressure from the industry, the Commission accepted the Compromise Amendments proposed by the Belgian Rapporteur Frédérique Ries, a member of Renew MEP. Here are the main voting results: Reuse .kb-image5541_13cbfe-92.kb-image-is-ratio-size, .kb-image5541_13cbfe-92 .kb-image-is-ratio-size{max-width:454px;width:100% ;}.wp-block-cadence-column >

The European Commission adopts new measures to restrict intentionally added microplastics.

The European Commission takes a major new decision to protect the environment by adopting measures to restrict microplastics intentionally added to products under the EU's REACH legislation on chemicals. The new rules will prevent the release into the environment of approximately half a million tons of microplastics. These rules will ban the sale of microplastics as such and products to which microplastics have been intentionally added and which release those microplastics when used. When this is duly justified, se

Waste management planning and rate calculation now faster and optimized!

Between April and September 2023, AO E-Circular Training and Consulting Center within Project "Improving digital and ecological skills of APL for better planning and waste management" implemented with the financial support of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), from the funds of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) developed and published – EXCEL module for developing local waste management programs and calculating tariffs for public waste management services. The online module facilitates the calculation of sanitation rates and the development of Programs