Publication of the European Commission – DG ENV project

Eco-Efficiency completed in September 2019 a European Commission – DG Environment projects concerning “The elaboration of guidance on best practices in Extractive Waste Management Plans”. The study was not only focused on the field of mineral extraction and resulting waste streams, applied technologies and their environmental impacts, but the completeness of the project was also based on exchanges of information with the Member States. The establishment of the guidance was based on risk assessment principles, focusing on the objectives of

  • achieving a Circular Economy throughout the whole life-cycle of an extractive operation,

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  • the safety of the extractive waste at each stage of the life-cycle of an extractive waste facility