Malta Chamber of SMEs and EWA starting a new pilot project to assist outlets in efficient use of energy and water
26 July 2021
The Malta Chamber of SMEs will assist a number of retail outlets in the food...
The Waste Framework Directive establishes a framework for the management of waste across the European Community. It also defines certain terms, such as 'waste', 'recovery' and 'disposal', to ensure that a uniform approach is taken across the EU. The revised Waste Framework Directive was adopted by the European Parliament and the Council on 19 November 2008. The revised Directive sets the basic concepts and definitions related to waste management and lays down waste management principles such as the "polluter pays principle" or the "waste hierarchy". The Directive is aimed at encoring re-use and recycling of waste as well as at simplifying legislation. By promoting the use of waste as a secondary resource, the new directive is intended to reduce the landfill of waste as well as potent greenhouse gases arising from such landfill sites.
According to this Directive, Member States must design and implement waste prevention programmes, while the Commission is set to report periodically on progress concerning waste prevention. Should you have any comments on this directive kindly contact Abigail Mamo @ GRTU. Source: MEUSAC Environment Committee.
The Malta Chamber of SMEs represents over 7,000 members from over 90 different sectors which in their majority are either small or medium sized companies, and such issues like the one we're experiencing right now, it's important to be united. Malta Chamber of SMEs offers a number of different services tailored to its members' individual requirements' and necessities. These range from general services offered to all members to more individual & bespoke services catered for specific requirements.
A membership with Malta Chamber of SMEs will guarantee that you are constantly updated and informed with different opportunities which will directly benefit your business and help you grow. It also entails you to a number of services which in their majority are free of charge and offered exclusively to its members (in their majority all free of charge).