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German international development agency awards contract to Landbell Group to develop DRS for beverage containers in Kosovo.
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JANUARY 2021
 
Landbell Group to develop DRS in Kosovo

The German international development agency (GIZ) has awarded a contract to Landbell Group and Black Forest Solutions to advise on the development of a tailormade deposit refund system (DRS) for beverage containers in Kosovo.


The project will support the Kosovan Ministry of Economy and Environment in its efforts to implement extended producer responsibility and guide Kosovo along the circular economy path.

 
Contents
 
+ News from Landbell Group
+ compliance updates
+ circular economy
+ behind the scenes
+ Events
 
News from Landbell Group
 
Italian startups at 2020/21 Green Alley Award

This year’s Green Alley Award received over 180 applications from European startups, including 49 applications from Italy (26%). The ideas of the Italian startups mainly focus on waste prevention (39%) with the other projects equally distributed in the digital solutions and recycling categories.

 
compliance updates
 
Focus on… Belgium
On 3rd September 2020, an amendment to the “Cooperation Agreement on the prevention and management of packaging waste” entered into force for all three regions in Belgium: Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia.
Environmental compliance…
the latest developments
What are the latest developments concerning environmental legislation globally? We’ve picked out some highlights for you.
Chemical compliance…
what’s happening?
What’s happening with regard to chemical regulations internationally? Here are some updates we've prepared for you.
 
Circular Economy
 
Circular economy…
worldwide changes
What changes worldwide could have the biggest impact on the circular economy? Read our selection for you here.
 
Behind the scenes
 
Who applied for this year's Green Alley Award?

From 8th September to 17th November, Europe’s startups once again took the chance to apply for the Green Alley Award, Europe’s first startup prize for the Circular Economy. Where do today’s startups come from and what are they working on? Let’s have a closer look at the applications.

 
events
 
22
Jan
online
Circularity - making the economy go round - Policy Talks with
Virginijus Sinkevičius
 
26
Jan
online
Launch of the Circularity Gap Report 2021 
 
04
 Feb
Online
Time to Act: The Circular Economy Action Agenda
 
23 - 25
Feb
Online
Online - Workshop “Making the Circular Economy work for Sustainability: From theory to practice” - register by 15th January