IESP Symposium on Intelligent Peri-Urbanization through Decentralization
© Institute for Preserving the Earth System (IESP) (5/2014)
The symposium was held on May 6 at the Munich International Congress Center in conjunction with the 2014 IFAT Trade Fair. On May 7 the lecturers together with some invited guests met again in the Institute for Advanced Study of the Technische Universitaet Muenchen to reflect on the outcome of the symposium. The statements presented in the following may support better understanding the importance of peri-urban and rural areas, and the need for sustainable development of both regions.

4. Safety, EQF 5 Premium
© AIRE (Adapting and installing an international vocational training for renewable energy) (2/2012)
Which knowledge, skills and competences does an AIRE specialist need as far as safety, security and risk prevention is concerned?

The importance of high quality data in municipal waste management
© NMC Ltd. (10/2011)
The management of municipal waste across Europe is a multi-billion euro industry delivered by a mixture of public and private sector organisations. In 2009 the EU-27 countries produced 256 million tonnes of municipal waste.

Information Support for State Waste Management System in the Yamalo-Nenets autonomous okrug (YANAO), Russia
© NMC Ltd. (10/2011)
Nowadays, the waste management system in the Russian Federation experiences significant development and changes caused by adaption to new national environmental policy declaring formation of effective and environment friendly economy, conservation and recovery of natural environment, prevention of ecological catastrophes and adoption to the climate fluctuation. In these conditions, it is important to develop new information resources which could serve as methodological background and information support for the waste management system on regional and municipal level.

Waste Management in Baku city, Azerbaijan: current activities and future prospects
© WtERT Germany GmbH (10/2010)

Experience with other thermal treatment processes
© WtERT Germany GmbH (10/2010)

Improvement of hazardous waste management in Turkey through introduction of a web-based system for data collection and quality control
© Wasteconsult international (6/2010)
The Waste Framework Directive (WASTE FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE, 2008) specifies certain measures to ensure that waste is recovered or disposed of in accordance with Article 13, i.e. without endangering human health or harming the environment. Specific measures laid down in the WFD include the introduction and common use of appropriate classification systems (LoW: Art. 7; recovery and disposal codes: Annex I and II), the principle of producer responsibility (Art. 14, Art. 15), the issue of permits for waste treatment facilities (Art. 23), the drafting of waste management plans (Art. 28), the requirement that the actors of waste management shall be subject to appropriate periodic inspections (Art 34) and their obligation to keep records on their activities (Art. 35).

Keep harmonious development between human being and nature, and protect the health of the earth ecosystem
© Institute for Preserving the Earth System (IESP) (6/2010)

Sustainability as a inevitable political consequence
© Institute for Preserving the Earth System (IESP) (5/2010)

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