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Waste | Resources

Waste technology transfer


Technology transfer, particularly in developing nations, is an avowed goal of the administration, to which end we have set ourselves two waste technology objectives: (a) promoting sustainable waste management and harmonizing waste management practices with European environmental standards in the target countries; and (b) generating business for German waste management technology providers. read more

Waste | Resources

International climate protection activities

The States flags flutter in the wind

Some countries have already achieved considerable success in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from waste. Germany has taken an important step in this direction by introducing a landfill ban for untreated municipal solid waste (MSW). The UBA is involved in international initiatives with the aim to publicize successful instruments and to implement them in other countries. read more


The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment