Seminar on Public Responsibility for Municipal Waste and Resource-Efficiency, 27 September 2012

Date of this meeting: Thursday, September 27, 2012 00:00 - 23:45


On Thursday 27 September 2012, from 14.00 to 17:30, Municipal Waste Europe organised a high-level Seminar on Public Responsibility for Municipal Waste and Resource-Efficiency. The subject discussed was public responsibility for municipal waste and the link between municipalities, their citizens and the efficient recovery of resources from the municipal waste stream, with the aim of deepening and widening the debate. 

The meeting took place at the European Economic and Social Committee. The seminar was followed by a reception, at which participants and other guests were able to network and continue the debate.

Please find here the final programme.

The video message from Environment Commissioner Janez Poto─Źnik is available here

The presentations are available below:

- Erik de Baedts, President of Municipal Waste Europe

- Vanya Veras, Secretary general of Municipal Waste Europe

- Michael Koenig, EC DG Internal Market and Services

- Valeria Ronzitti, General Secretary at CEEP

- Julio Garcia Burgues, EC DG Environment