News - Environment and health


ISPRA special waste report

The eighteenth edition of the special waste report was published by ISPRA (Higher Institute for Environmental Protection and Research). Special waste is produced by public bodies and companies: the report therefore does not take into account urban waste (of domestic origin), but only those produced by economic activities. The 2019 [...]

"Mediterranean Basin 2014-2020", Sardinia launches the challenge of strategic projects

The Sardinia Region, acting Managing Authority of the "Eni Cbc - Med" programme, recently published a call for strategic projects. The program, whose budget is around 70 million euros, encourages the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, supports education, research, technological development and innovation, promotes social inclusion and the fight [...]

Metropolitan network of Northern Sardinia, € 75 million project

The Metropolitan Network of Northern Sardinia project will count on a € 75 million loan, will foster social innovation, competitive development and will also serve to enhance the services of the north-west area of ​​Sardinia. The project is articulated in in seven main actions and will involves a basin of [...]

From waste to re-use: new EU rules for the circular economy

The new European directives on the circular economy entered into force on July 4th, 2018. The new package consists of four directives that intervene on the general organization and on some specific sectors. In particular: • Directive 2018/849 / EU intervenes on end-of-life vehicles (modifying Directive 2000/53 / EC), batteries [...]