Sunday, 27 May 2018

Textile Waste Recycling Potential Ignored

ZAGREB, May 27, 2018 - The economic potential of clothing and footwear waste is not adequately recognised in Croatia and of the 52,000 tonnes of that type of waste collected in 2016, only 4% was recycled, which is a highly discouraging rate, it was said at a conference on the management of textile waste and job creation in the textile waste industry held in Zagreb.

Friday, 27 April 2018

Zagreb City Assembly Rejects Mayor’s Waste Management Plan

ZAGREB, April 27, 2018 - A waste management plan put to the Zagreb City Assembly by Mayor Milan Bandić on Thursday was not adopted as a majority of members voted against the proposed plan, with 15 votes in favour, 25 against and 7 abstentions.

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Protesters Oppose Zagreb Waste Management Plan

ZAGREB, April 26, 2018 - About a hundred citizens and NGO representatives held a protest rally outside the Zagreb City Hall on Thursday to voice their opposition against the proposed waste management plan which is on the City Council's agenda.

Monday, 26 March 2018

Split Waste Management Centre Declared Strategic Project

ZAGREB, March 26, 2018 - A project for the construction of the Lećevica Waste Management Centre (CGO) in Split-Dalmatia County has been listed as a strategic project of the Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, and assistant environment and energy protection minister Anamarija Matak will lead the project.

Friday, 9 March 2018

EU Starts Two Infringement Procedures against Croatia

ZAGREB, March 9, 2018 - The European Commission decided on Thursday to refer Croatia to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to ensure an adequate level of protection of human health and the environment at the "Crno Brdo" site, and for failing to update national legislation to implement common European rules in aviation security.

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Zagreb City Assembly Adopts Household Waste Collection Plan

ZAGREB, January 31 - Zagreb City Assembly on Tuesday adopted the decision on service standards for the collection of household waste, proposed by the mayor, by 26 votes to 20 and one abstention.

Monday, 29 January 2018

“Zagreb Not Ready for Waste Sorting”

ZAGREB, January 29, 2018 - The head of the Civil-Liberal Alliance (GLAS) and Croatian Pensioners' Party (HSU) group in the Zagreb City Assembly, Anka Mrak-Taritaš, said on Monday that Zagreb was "absolutely unprepared" for waste sorting and that eventually citizens would be the ones to foot the bill.

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Waste Sorting Becomes Obligatory in Croatia

Penalties await those who don't separate their waste.

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Waste Collection Bills to Skyrocket?

In Rijeka, the bills are already more than 100 percent higher.

Friday, 16 December 2016

Protest Against Waste Management Practices in Zagreb

Activists organized a protest against the way Zagreb city authorities approach waste management issues.

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