A crucial element in the transition to the Circular Economy are the innovations at production and recycling facilities that aim at resource efficiency, the prevention of waste and the use of production residues or materials recovered from waste as seco… [Read more]
This Report provides the results of the section of the IMPEL Landfill Project focused on the implementation by EU Member States of art.6 of Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste, in order to investigate the situation in Member States as regards… [Read more]
This practical guide is intended as a reference document for regulators. It does not prescribe what a regulator should do. Instead, it aims to provide information to assist regulators in making better decisions about financial provision for environment… [Read more]
This document provides an overview of good practices in relation to dealing with energy efficiency in permitting and inspection procedures.
This report/tool focuses especially on clarification of screening criteria, assessment of significant effects, the assessment of cumulative impacts and, if possible mechanisms put in place to check compliance with permit conditions regarding mitigation… [Read more]
Doing the right things for environmental permitting is an ongoing project (2016-2018) that looks closely at the relation between permitting and inspection, identify interesting case studies and best practices in Europe and identify and describe the ste… [Read more]
The purpose task of these guidelines is to provide inspectors with some useful elements to plan and perform an environmental inspection on a tannery, in accord with the national legislation and the IMPEL recommendations.
This manual aims to offer practical guidance and background information to regulatory and enforcement officers who deal with the transboundary movements of used electrical and electronic equipment (UEEE) and electrical and electronic waste (e-waste). W… [Read more]
Under Regulation (EU) No 660/2014, EU Member States have to establish inspection plans for waste shipment inspections by 1st January 2017, in order to ensure the necessary capacity for inspections and effectively prevent illegal shipments. This guidanc… [Read more]
The purpose of the practical guidelines is to assist the enterprises and authorities that produce, process, transport, export and control wastes in correctly evaluating those wastes. The guidelines thus aim to provide assistance in evaluations to be un… [Read more]