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Developments in Dutch Waste Management Oneia

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Developments in Dutch Waste Management Oneia

  1. 1. Development in waste management <ul><li>Lessons learned in the Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Herman Huisman </li></ul><ul><li>ONEIA, Ontario, </li></ul><ul><li>August 25th 2011 </li></ul>>> Focus on environment
  2. 2. Contents >> Focus on environment <ul><li>Dutch Performance in waste management </li></ul><ul><li>Elements of waste policy </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of progress made in last 20 years </li></ul><ul><li>From waste management to resource management </li></ul><ul><li>Outstanding Dutch suppliers </li></ul><ul><li>Netherlands Waste Management Partnership </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Netherlands <ul><li>16,5 million Inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>7,2 million households </li></ul><ul><li>12 provinces </li></ul><ul><li>417 Municipalities </li></ul><ul><li>60,4 million tons waste </li></ul><ul><li>9,2 million tons Household waste </li></ul>>> Focus on environment
  4. 4. Waste management development stages and scale of government >> Focus on environment waste management department Local issue Municipal scale Provincial scale concessions Inter-Regional Planning, WMC EU International market 1975 1990 2005 Scale Of government
  5. 5. Recovery and disposal rates for MSW in 2008 >> Focus on environment
  6. 6. Goals of revised National waste management plan 2 <ul><li>Decoupling between GDP and waste quantity: total waste quantity may not exceed 69 MT in 2015 and 73 MT in 2021 </li></ul><ul><li>Waste recycling total 85 % in 2015; </li></ul><ul><li>Household waste recycling from 51% (2006) to 60 % (2015) </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial waste recycling to 60 % (2015) </li></ul><ul><li>CDW recycling 95% and Industrial waste (recovery 90% of which at least 85% recycling) </li></ul><ul><li>Optimize energy recovery from residual waste </li></ul><ul><li>Limit quantity of waste to be disposed (no combustible waste land filled 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Achieving Level Playing Field in EU (promoting market forces, encouraging innovation) </li></ul>>> Focus on environment waste management department
  7. 7. Elements of waste policy <ul><li>Waste hierarchy : prevention, re-use, material recycling, energy-recovery, incineration, land filling </li></ul><ul><li>Economic instruments to steer the waste to the preferred treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Stringent standards for disposal and recycling: decrees on landfill and incineration, standards for building materials, organic fertilizers, ban on landfill </li></ul><ul><li>Planning at National level : from separate panning systems for hazardous and non-hazardous waste towards one integral national waste plan </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation between 3 levels of government: municipal, regional and national </li></ul><ul><li>Education and communication to create awareness and enhance participation with separate collection schemes </li></ul><ul><li>Producers responsibility : legal as well as non legal systems for car tyres, batteries, Weee, ELV, packaging </li></ul><ul><li>Notification and registration of waste transports: from separate to one integral system of registration and notification of waste transports </li></ul><ul><li>Control and enforcement </li></ul>>> Focus on environment waste management department
  8. 8. >> Focus on environment Hybride responsibility (differs) Municipality Producer <ul><li>Residual waste </li></ul><ul><li>Biowaste </li></ul><ul><li>Bulky waste </li></ul><ul><li>Payed by citizens (waste taxes) </li></ul><ul><li>Cars/end of live vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Cartyres </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic and Electriq </li></ul><ul><li>equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic piping </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic window frames </li></ul><ul><li>Batteries </li></ul><ul><li>Paper and cardboard </li></ul><ul><li>Packaging </li></ul><ul><li>Payed by consumers (taxes, recycling fee) </li></ul>
  9. 9. >> Focus on environment Common Dutch Collection Scheme Curbside Bring Residual waste Every other week Biowaste Every other week Paper / cardboard Monthly street containers Glass Street containers Plastic packaging One or two times a month Street containers Textile Quarterly Street containers Bulky waste On demand Civic amenity site
  10. 10. Waste Hierarchy? >> Focus on environment
  11. 11. Moving towards recycling >> Focus on environment
  12. 12. >> Focus on environment <ul><li>Successful sectoral waste policy has brought many benefits, and is still necessary, but </li></ul><ul><li>(*) limitations of present policies are becoming clear, few gains to reach in traditional waste policy in the Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>(*) environmental impact generated by current EU/NL patterns of resource use is too high (ecological footprint) </li></ul><ul><li>(*) scarcity in itself has become evident, while we still face an increasing demand for materials (in developed and developing countries) </li></ul><ul><li>(*) shift from waste to materials and supply chains </li></ul><ul><li>Chances for innovatie, business-cases, new coalitions </li></ul>Why Chain approach ?
  13. 13. The choice is (y)ours <ul><li>Traditional waste management solutions need to be applied to the full extend for separate collection and recycling worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional waste management alone can not solve the challenges we are facing regarding resource use and material & energy scarcity </li></ul><ul><li>We need to optimize material use and dematerialize our consumption </li></ul><ul><li>It is necessary to act on many levels and with many partners. </li></ul><ul><li>The question is not which instruments to apply, but how to apply and combine the available instrument. </li></ul><ul><li>Most important now is to raise awareness for the necessity of action and to create the right environment for these instruments to be applied </li></ul>>> Focus on environment
  14. 14. Some Dutch suppliers of environmental equipment and advice in waste management <ul><li>Separation/sorting: Stibbe management Cluster Environment: Boa Enschede, Nihot Amsterdam, VanderBroek thermal processes; Machinefabriek Emmen, Bollegraaf Appingedam; Goudsmit, Bakker (magnets), Orlako (identificatiesystems), Redox </li></ul><ul><li>Composting/digestion: Gicom tunnels; Orgaworld: Pacom, Biocel, Maris-projects, </li></ul><ul><li>Containers/collection vehicles: Translift, Engels, Sidcon, Geesink, vanSchijndel (icm DAF), Terberg, VanderMolen (weighing), Bammens (underground systems) Spiro (walking floors) </li></ul><ul><li>Land filling: trisoplast (GID Environmental techniques); Afvalzorg (remediation dumpsites) </li></ul><ul><li>EPR: ARN (Car recycling Netherlands), NVMP (E-waste), Nedvang (packaging); Stibat (batteries) </li></ul><ul><li>ICT: GMT (clear), NMPO (vista) </li></ul><ul><li>Consultancy: Grontmij, Royal Haskoning, Arcadis, DHV, Tauw, Tebodin, Witteveen&Bos; Kema </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: www.NWMP.nl </li></ul>>> Focus on environment
  15. 15. Netherlands Waste Management Partnership <ul><li>NWMP is a partnership of producers of equipment, of consultancies and operators and government </li></ul><ul><li>NWMP is aimed at Public Private Cooperation for international business </li></ul><ul><li>NWMP-members can offer solutions for a large variety of problems. The Netherlands is, with respect to waste management, a frontrunner in the European Union and the world. </li></ul><ul><li>In the Netherlands less than 5% of all the waste is land filled; over 83% is recycled and recovered, 12% Waste to Energy </li></ul>>> Focus on environment
  16. 16. >> Focus on environment waste management department Thank you for listening! Any Questions? www.agentschapnl.nl www.uitvoeringafvalbeheer.nl herman.huisman@agentschapnl.nl
  17. 17. Targets in EU legislation >> Focus on environment
  18. 18. Capacity, ownership and tariffs waste processing >> Focus on environment waste management department
  19. 19. Number of land fills and yearly amount of waste land filled in the Netherlands >> Focus on environment Waste management department

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