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weTHINK. Waste Circularity RDF/SRF online conference – 22 MAY 2024

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weTHINK. Waste Circularity RDF/SRF


“Legal perspectives and trends on national and European level for RDF/SRF”

“Technical challenges and innovation/ best practices for RDF /SRF”


10.00 – 10.10 Introduction and agenda (Ingo Mayr-Knoch, weTHINK.)

10.10 – 10.40 Keynote 1: “The Austrian way to low landfill rates – use of waste fuels and secondary raw materials”, Hubert Grech (Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology Deputy Head of Department – Waste Management Planning, Waste Treatment and Remediation of Contaminated Sites)
10.40 – 11.10 Keynote 2: “Alternative fuels in cement production – a contribution to the circular economy and CO2 reduction” Martin Schneider (vdz technical and scientific association for the German cement industry)

11.10 – 11.40 Keynote 3: “Technical challenges and innovation/ best practices for RDF /SRF” Christian Lampl (Geocycle – Cement CE Holding GmbH)

11.40 – 12.10 Keynote 4: “Waste to energy in the paper industry – example of a new plant” Martin Simmler (Energy & Environment Department – Norske SKOG Austria)

12.10 – 13.25 Interactive Panel discussion – Legal perspectives of RDF SRF / Technical challenges and innovation of RDF SRF  

  • Hubert Grech  (Austrian Federal Ministry)

  • Martin Schneider (vdz)

  • Christian Lampl (Geocycle CE Holcim – Cement)

  • Martin Simmler (Norske SKOG Austria)

  • Tomaz Vuk (Salonit Anhovo)

  • Roland Pomberger (Montan University of Leoben)

  • Ed Verhamme (Alternate Resource Partner)

  • Jane Haavaldsen (Amiblu)
  • Gerald Sertschnigg (Ecorec)
  • Herwig Schuster (Greenpeace)

13.25 – 13.30 Wrap up and follow-up steps

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Who do we bring together?

  • We bring together all key strategy actors (ministers, public officials, municipalities, industry associations, waste collection, recycling/ treatment companies, in Europe with an initial focus on Southeastern Europe and Eastern Europe.

How do we bring together?

  • Through closed groups on the online crowd knowledge platform – weTHINK.eu.
  • Through bi-monthly online working group meetings and two bi-annual online conferences.

Why do we bring them together?

  • To regularly exchange, technical operational and strategic know how and best practices on waste and waste management. 
  • To conduct training for service companies and municipalities on water and waste  management.
  • To develop strategy recommendations and position papers to improve  the legal, political and economic environment for successful waste circularity.
  • To develop projects on waste circularity and to implement them.
  • To improve waste circularity in Europe.
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22 May 2024


10:00 - 13:30

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 22 May 2024
  • Time: 4:00 - 7:30
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