Ecology

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 29.09.2016, 02:56

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Land transport emerges as top payer of environmental charges in Estonia

Land transport emerges as top payer of environmental charges in Estonia

28.09.2016

Land transport emerged as the biggest payer of environmental fees in Estonia in 2014, when it went past households, Statistics Estonia said in its blog on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Ecology, Estonia, Financial Services, Taxation, Transport



The Pindstrup Group opens the wood fiber plant  in the Baltics

The Pindstrup Group opens the wood fiber plant in the Baltics

22.09.2016

Latvia’s largest producer of growing media, SIA Pindstrup Latvia of the Pindstrup Group, today opened a new wood fiber plant in the town of Baloži, Ķekava district, for the production of Forest Gold – a new component for growing media – for professional growers, Pindstrup representative told BC.

Climate Action in Support of a Sustainable World

Climate Action in Support of a Sustainable World

21.09.2016

Executive Secretary of the the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Patricia Espinosa in her article in Huffington Post, underlined the urgency of states’ actions in climate actions and sustainability. The current rate of progress will only deliver success through every one’s extensive sustainability efforts…


Orion and  Energy Investment Fund selling EUR 72 mln wind farm in northwestern Lithuania

Orion and Energy Investment Fund selling EUR 72 mln wind farm in northwestern Lithuania

16.09.2016

Orion Asset Management, an investment company of the Swedish-owned group Scaent Baltic, and the Dutch-owned Energy Investment Fund are selling a 46-megawatt wind farm, worth around 72 mln euros, in the district of Mazeikiai, in northwestern Lithuania.

Eesti Energia to try producing oil from waste tires

Eesti Energia to try producing oil from waste tires

13.09.2016

The state-owned Estonian energy generating group Eesti Energia is preparing to conduct tests of the production of oil from used tires and has announced a tender to buy 1,000 tons of shredded tires for this purpose, BC informs Eesti Energia representative.


25.08.2016

Estonia to ban free plastic bags in stores

Citing a EU directive, the Estonian Ministry of Environment wishes to ban free lightweight plastic bags in stores from July 2017 and to raise the price of plastic carrier bags available in stores to up to one euro apiece from 2019, write LETA/BNS.

19.08.2016

New stage in EU circular economy: Commission’s extended Ecolabel scheme

The Commission has adopted a new set of ecological criteria under the EU Ecolabel scheme for computers (personal, notebook and tablet computers), furniture and footwear. Manufacturers wishing to benefit from the EU Ecolabel have to comply with strict requirements that focus on the environmental performance of the product, product safety and social aspects.

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