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14
Feb
12th Europe-Ukraine Forum in Rzeszów
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The 12th edition of the international Europe-Ukraine Forum was held in the G2A Arena in Jasionka n/Rzeszów, on 24-25 January 2019. The event was organized by the Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies (organizer of the Economic Forum in Krynica) with the support of the Podkarpackie Voivodeship authorities, and was accompanied by the 3rd Eastern Fair. The main topics were "Economy and Development" and "European Integration and Reforms". The Technical Deputy Project Coordinator took part in several thematic blocks, including: "Caring…

14
Feb
1st Slovak Forum in Jasionka n/Rzeszów
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The first edition of the international Slovak Forum took place, on 25 January 2019, at the G2A Arena in Jasionka near Rzeszów. The event was organized by the Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies (organizer of the Economic Forum in Krynica) with the support of the Podkarpackie Voivodeship authorities. The event began with a panel discussion on the effective protection of the natural environment. The Deputy Minister of the Environment, Sławomir Mazurek, who participated in the discussion said, that cooperation between…

16
Jan
PlastiCircle – in towards a circular economy
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PlastiCircle aims to promote the transition towards a circular economy, and to contribute to the European Union's waste management and recycling targets to 2030. At present, more than 25.8 million tonnes of plastic waste are produced per year in EU Member States, with only 29.7% being recycled. PlastiCircle's efforts will focus on one particularly important component of this plastic waste, namely plastic packaging waste. While rethinking various phases in the life of waste - from collection to transport, sorting to recycling - PlastiCircle…

The Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance set up by the Commission in July 2018 has today published its first report on companies' disclosure of climate-related information. It contains recommendations that will allow the Commission to update its non-binding guidelines on non-financial reporting with specific reference to climate-related information, in line with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) established by the Financial Stability Board, and with the Commission proposal on a 'taxonomy' of sustainable economic activities. The report contains…

09
Jan

Plastics have a role to play in achieving the circular economy model and at the same time this should be done safely: the European regulations ensure that recycled plastics are as safe as new plastics. What we deal with here is the so-called issue of ‘legacy substances’. This means that an additive that was legally approved for use in plastics 10 years ago can, either be banned or restricted for certain uses today. When a product containing such an additive…

07
Jan

MEPs call for EU resources that match ambitions on research, environment, transport, energy, telecom, defence, space and digitalisation under the 2021-2027 EU budget. Following Parliament’s adoption of its position on the EU’s long-term budget (2021-2027 multiannual financial framework - MFF), MEPs are this week setting out their position on the scope and the priorities for investing in areas which are crucial for future growth. Financing Horizon Europe research programme The proposal for the 2021-2027 Horizon Europe rules for participation and…

Flukar Sp. z o.o. is a private Polish company based in Katowice (previously in Iwonicz-Zdrój), which deals in the production of lubricants. Its production plant is located at the refinery in Jasło, and soon another plant in Kędzierzyn-Koźle will be launched. The entire group employs about 200 people. The company's development strategy focuses on innovative technological solutions. Hence the decision of the Management Board on the implementation of the project entitled "Ecological pilot plant for the production of bitumen emulsions…

The team of experts from Flukar Sp. z o. o. developed a global-scape concept of innovative technology, which will help to solve some of the problems related to the management of polymer waste. The application of the implementation of a pro-ecological pilot installation for the production of bitumen emulsions modified with waste polymer nanostructures (abbreviated LIFE EMU NEW) received funding under the LIFE Program from the European Commission and the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management. The LIFE…

OBJECTIVE The Conference aims to address the significant issue of sustainable solid waste management through the promotion of safe practices & eective technologies. The Conference focuses mainly on modern solid waste technologies. It aims to stimulate the interest of scientists and citizens and inform them about the latest developments in the eld of municipal solid waste management. Separation at source, Biological Treatment, the treatment at central facilities, waste prevention, biowaste utilization, recycling promotion, Waste-to-energy technologies & energy recovery, smart technologies…

20
Nov

EPS Media, the publisher of the journal “ChemiaiBiznes”, is organizing the next edition of the International Conference on the Construction Chemical Industry. The event will include industry thematic presentations devoted to products, technologies and legal changes as well as the debate on current market challenges in the construction chemicals industry. Conference goals: • provide information on current issues regarding the construction chemicals industry • create a platform for the exchange of information and ideas • industry integration • enable conference…