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Wednesday, 28.01.2015, 18:10
After a longer break UAB Toksika launched its hazardous waste incineration facility in Jurgeliskes village, Siauliai district. Environmentalists are monitoring the amount of emitted pollutants online and say that apart from 17 January everything has been fine so far, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Siauliu Krastas.
Keyword tags: Ecology, Energy, Legislation, Lithuania
Lithuania is approaching the target established in the waste management plan to recycle or reuse at least 45% of municipal waste, informs LETA/ELTA.
The global role of ocean resources has increased and will continue to do so, and we must learn to use them properly, as Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella said during the opening of the European Year for Development at the Latvian National Library yesterday, cites LETA.
The Estonian Ministry of Economy does not rule out that state budget in 2016 will partly restore the electric car purchase subsidies, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The Estonian government decided on Thursday to postpone the entry into force of the rise of pollution charges until 2017, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Estonian waste management company Ragn-Sells announced that it has signed an agreement with the Latvian leading medical and health care waste handling company Lautus SIA; the purchase should create new competition especially in Estonian medical waste management market, LETA/Delfi reports.
In all likelihood, the price for returning used bottles and cans will be unified in Estonia from February 1, 2015 and regardless of the size of the bottles, it will be 10 sents per unit for all plastic, glass and tin containers, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.