ECO EFFICIENCY LTD awarded the contract from European Commission – DG Environment to perform the “Study supporting the elaboration of guidance on best practices in the Extractive Waste Management Plans (EWMP)” (ENV.B.3/ETU/2017/0022).
The general objective of this study is to support the Commission in the elaboration of guidance on best practices in EWMPs and in its broader work aimed at improving the implementation of the Mining Waste Directive – MWD (Directive 2006/21/EC).
This project aims are:
- to identify best practices which will reflect the scope of the document “Closing the loop – An EU action plan for the Circular Economy”, which describes the ‘circular economy’ as an economy where the value of products, materials and resources is maintained in the economy for as long as possible, and the generation of waste minimized. The draft guidance will be completed by 2018,
- support further the implementation of the MWD and specifically to develop a guidance on how best to develop an EWMP from the technical prospective (Article 5(2)(c) and Article 5 (3) of the EWD) by the middle of 2019
Eco – Efficiency Ltd will collaborate with the following subcontractors to materialize the project: WEFalck (France), Pöyry Finland Oy (Finland), CRS Ingenería (Spain) and Botond Kertész (Hungary).