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Thursday, 29.09.2016, 02:56
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.