Zero waste: problems become opportunities in Waste Prevention & Management - a White Paper by Interreg MED's Green Growth community

Zero Waste: problems become opportunities

Author
CT BETA, University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia
Fondazione Ecosistemi
Regional Council of Durrës, Albania
Dynamic Vision, Greece
University Consortium for Industrial and Managerial Economics (CUEIM), Italy
Publication Date
September, 2019
Country
Croatia
Cyprus
France
Greece
Italy
Malta
Portugal
Slovenia
Spain
United Kingdom
Other
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro
Language for original content
Key Area
Mercè Boy Roura

The third of the four Thematic Working Groups created by the Interreg MED's Green Growth community addressed waste reduction, prevention and management.

This White Paper promotes solutions to reduce organic (livestock) and inorganic waste, and maps technologies, systems, and strategies for proper waste management. It illustrates issues - e.g. over-production/application of high-nitrogen slurry and manure and need to treat it, as well as lack of treatment of agrifood waste - and highlights the projects’ contributions to achieve full use of resources through their life cycle to create a circular economy.

Among the results: policy guidelines based on four Struvite Precipitation (SP) plants to stimulate innovation and set up a common legal framework for struvite as fertilizer.