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Swedish risk assessment of contaminated sites points to the need for more objective measures
Issue 599: European countries have developed their own methods of risk assessing contaminated sites. A comparison of Swedish (qualitative) and German (quantitative) methods shows that they can produce vastly different results for the same sites.
Circular economy: Commission takes action against five Member States to improve waste management
Annual waste generation from all economic activities in the EU amounts to 2.5 billion tonnes, or 5 tonnes per capita a year, and each citizen produces on average nearly half a tonne of municipal waste.