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Risk assessment framework for management of the factor 3 rule in the Council Decision 2003/33/EC on waste acceptance criteria

Risk assessment framework for management of the factor 3 rule in the Council Decision 2003/33/EC on waste acceptance criteria »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319027

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Categories of Landfills, Hazardous Waste, Inorganic Components, Risks to the Environment, Risk Assessment, National Guidelines on Deviation

EU landfill directive defines three categories of landfills: landfills for inert waste, for normal waste and for hazardous waste. Criteria for which waste may be disposed at each type of landfill are also given. Th...

Assessment of marine benthic quality change in gradients of disturbance:
			: Comparison of different Scandinavian multi-metric indices

Assessment of marine benthic quality change in gradients of disturbance: : Comparison of different Scandinavian multi-metric indices »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318983

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Scandinavian Multi-metric Indices, Moderate Ecological Quality Status, Environments of Good and High EcoQS, Water Framework Directive, Organic Pollution, Moderate Ecological Quality Status

In this study we compared three Scandinavian multi-metric indices to assess marine coastal benthic ecological status in seven different gradients of disturbance related to pollution. The indices measure in differen...

Experiences on projects promoting sustainable lifestyles in Nordic countries

Experiences on projects promoting sustainable lifestyles in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sanna Ahonen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321969

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Sustainable Consumption, Environmental Action Plan, Environmentally Adapted Production Methods, Environmentally Conscious Consumption, Environment Oriented Product Range, Sustainable Life Styles

Sustainable Consumption is a focus theme in the Environmental Action Plan 2009-2012 of the Nordic Council of Ministers. As stressed in the Plan, the Nordic countries form a joint market with the same product range...

Potential Ozone Depleting Substances
			: Uses and Alternatives in the Nordic Countries

Potential Ozone Depleting Substances : Uses and Alternatives in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312523

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Montreal Protocol, Ozone Depleting Substances, Ozone Group for Assessment, Hazardous to the Environment, New Substances Under the Montreal Protocol, Protection of the Ozone Layer

The Montreal Protocol has had great success in reducing the production and use of a number of known ozone depleting substances. As a result many alternatives to the banned substances have been developed. Some of th...

Two approaches to pricing pollution

Two approaches to pricing pollution »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Elina Berghäll , Christina van Breugel , Mattias Enggaard , Jes Erik Jessen , Christopher Sköld , and Ulrika Stavlöt

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327220

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Cap and Trade Method, Pricing Pollution, Average Abatement Cost, Working Group on Environment and Economy (MEG), Working Group for SCP (HKP), Nordic Council of Ministers

In comparison is the commonly used Cap and Trade method with an alternative and novel method for pricing pollution: The aim was to conduct a practical approach to clarify advantages and challenges of the respective...