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31 July 2017

Many clothing companies do not know where to start with textile recycling. REMO (The Recycle Movement) shows them the way using its extensive network. In this role, REMO is also involved in a number of pilot projects for the European LIFE project ECAP: European Clothing Action Plan.

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3 November 2016

Something a small country can be big in: waste! Dutch waste technology companies are advising Canada regarding modernising their waste processing. Rijkswaterstaat (RWS, Department of Waterways and Public Works) is helping to create contacts with Canadian government organisations.

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14 September 2016

Have you been to a festival this summer? If so, there is every chance that you will have seen a sea of discarded and trampled on plastic beakers. Together with colleagues from the Waste and Materials department, Emile Bruls is working with various festival organisers to reduce and recycle large quantities of waste at festivals. ‘Rijkswaterstaat is a knowledge institute in the field of waste.

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5 July 2016

Rijkswaterstaat researchers were honored to serve as special guest presenters at the recent 2016 European Conference on Mobility Management.

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1 June 2016

The Green Deal Zero Emission City Logistics (or ZES in Dutch) has received a 2016 Green Deal Award at the Innovation Expo in Amsterdam. Seventeen Green Deals competed for the Green Deal Awards, the definitive recognition for Green Deals with ‘green and growth’ potential. Ultimately the jury chose the Green Deal ZES as one of the winners. In the view of the jury, this Green Deal demonstrates courage and vision.

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21 December 2015

The eighth collaborative call for proposals carried out under the CEDR Transnational Road Research Programme was launched on 15 December 2015.

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1 December 2015

MADE-BY and Rijkswaterstaat are launching a joint European LIFE Project. This project aims at improving the sustainability of the textile supply chain and boosting the circular economy. To achieve this, they are working with partners in England and Denmark. The project has a budget of € 3.6 million. It aims to reduce the amount of clothing entering landfill sites or incinerators in Europe by 90,000 tons per year in 2019.

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15 October 2015

The most important success factors have been derived from the Stepping Stones studies to achieve a successful sustainable mobility project. A joint set of recommendations to make mobility patterns more sustainably has been developed and reported in leaflets in 5 different languages: German, Polish, Swedish, English and Dutch.

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27 August 2015

This website now gives information about the regulations in the Netherlands:

  • System of Environmental Regulations
  • Activities Decree
  • All-in-one Permit for Physical Aspect
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23 July 2014

On September 18th-19th, 2014 the Final Conference of 'Stepping Stones: How to make Mobility Patterns More Sustainable' took place in Krakow (Poland).

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