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News round-up 7/5

EU circular economy consultation ‘within weeks’; New ADBA board members; Veolia’s revenue grows; FCC supports summit

EU circular economy consultation ‘within weeks’

EC environment commission Karmenu Vella has said a consultation on EU-wide recycling targets, as well as other measures in the forthcoming circular economy package, will be launched before 25 June.

He said: “By the end of the year the Commission will present a new package on the circular economy.

“Right now, as part of the preparation phase, we are about to launch an online public consultation on the main options of the plan.”

Press release

New ADBA board members announced

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association appointed three board members to enhance representation from energy companies and local authority experts.

The members are Julian O’Neill, chief executive of Biogen, Tamar chief executive William Heller and David Greenfield, advisor to the Local Authority Waste Network Coordinators and managing director of Social, Environmental and Economic Solutions Ltd.

Press release

Veolia’s revenue grows 8.5%

Veolia Environnement has posted “strong results” for the quarter ending 31 March.

It said revenue had grown 8.5% to €6,305m (£4,697m) and that EBITDA has shown a significant improvement of 26.4% to €816m (£608m).  

Veolia Environnement’s chairman and chief executive Antoine Frérot said the integration of Dalkia International had boosted performance.

Press release

FCC supports summit

FCC Environment has announced it is the headline sponsor of the 2015 World Waste to Energy City Summit and will be taking part in the event’s line-up of over 50 international speakers across two days.

The summit, taking place from 19 to 20 May in London, brings together international waste management authorities, executives, developers, bankers, private equity financiers, technology providers and industrial end users for two days.

Press release


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