Spring Session on Recycling

The Spring Session on Recycling was held in Tallinn, Estonia on 27-28 April 2016.

The seminar focused on waste recycling and circular economy. Environmental auditors introduced recent audits in the filed and compared relevant audit experience. The presentations were complemented by discussion sessions in smaller groups.

The seminar was attended by 40 participants representing 18 SAIs (incl. ECA) and one external organisation.

Report from the Spring Session

Programme (25.04) l Practical information l Participant list (final)

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Group photo from the Spring Session on Recycling

Presentations​ ​ ​
Ms Mia Caroline BratzINTOSAI WGEA guidance material: “Auditing Waste Management” – governance problems and waste crime​View presentation
Dr Harri Moora​Stockholm Environment Institute​Modernizing waste management system – case of EstoniaView presentation
Mr Jānis Salenieks​Economic aspects of municipal waste management in LatviaView presentation
Ms Katarzyna Papińska​Financing a new waste management system in Poland – theory and practice in the view of NIK auditView presentation
Mr Michal Rampír, Mr Petr Nedbal​Positive measures of Ministry of Environment after an audit on fees for depositing waste in landfills and the risks arising from the draft of new Waste Act relating to the promotion of recyclingView presentation
Mr William Peplow​Implementing producer responsibility for packaging waste in MaltaView presentation
Mr Arnaud Marrou​How the French Cour des comptes audited extended producer responsibility organizationsView presentation
Ms Eva Galabinova, Mr Dimitar Dimitrov​Managing biodegradable waste in BulgariaView presentation
​​Mr Branko Smilevski​Experience from audit on solid waste managementView presentation

Useful links:

UN Environment Programme
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EU Circular Economy