Croatia among the worst in waste management in the EU - 62 organizations sent a proposal of the solution to the Ministry

Coalition informally called "Zero Waste Croatia'' consisting of 44 environmental organizations gathered in Green Forum and 18 other NGOs and citizen initiatives sent today a common suggestion to create a new proposal of Waste Management Implementation Plan. Associations welcome the announcement of the new environment minister to abandon the harmful burning of trash and building of regional centers for mixed waste and require that the proposal of the Plan incorporate efficient measures of reducing, reusing, separation and recycling of waste. These measures are based on the concept of zero wa...
22.03.16. 09:24

Incinerate the plan - recycle the waste!

We demand the rejection of the proposed Zagreb Waste Management Plan and call for a new plan based on waste prevention and recycling, with no incineration.
25.09.14. 09:45

If you say the incinerator is that good, how about than you build it in Pantovčak?!

Report from waste incinerator project presentation. Around 80 citizens of the Zagreb suburb of Resnik came to a public presentation organized by Green Action where they were able to get more information regarding the planned construction of a waste incinerator in Zagreb.
04.03.07. 02:00

European parliament: "No to Incinerators"

Croatia is a decade late - the waste incinerator is not needed in Zagreb to fulfill the new European goals.
15.02.07. 20:00

Action: Zagreb incinerator EIA approval faces legal challenge, 01.12.2006

Croatian environmental group Green Action has launched a legal appeal against the approval of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed 385 000 tonnes per year Zagreb incinerator, on the grounds that it was approved without a public consultation.
01.12.06. 19:10

Action: Do you want a toxic waste dump in your community?, 16.02.2006

Green Action staged a street theatre performance to call on Zagreb County not to accept a recent proposal for a toxic waste dump to be built there. If signed the deal would require the County to construct a toxic waste dump in exchange for having its waste burnt in the planned Zagreb incinerator.
16.02.06. 02:00

Press release: EBRD criticised for persisting with rejected Zagreb incinerator project, 17.11.2005

Zagreb, Croatia - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has today been criticised for its continued involvement in the controversial Zagreb municipal waste incinerator project, expected to cost up to EUR 290 million, in spite of the recent rejection of the project's Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
17.11.05. 01:00

Document: Incinerator correspondence with EBRD #2, 16.11.2005

Letter from Green Action to EBRD, 16th November 2005
16.11.05. 01:00

News: Open letter reminds Mayor to respect public and expert opinion, 03.11.2005

In October 2005 the Environmental Impact Assessment for the incinerator was rejected, but soon afterwards an article appeared in the national media stating that Zagreb’s mayor, Milan Bandic, did not accept the decision and that he would seek assistance from the Prime Minister to realise the project.
03.11.05. 02:00

Document: Incinerator correspondence with EBRD #1, 14.10.2005

Letter from Green Action to EBRD, 14th October 2005
14.10.05. 02:00

Document: Incinerator analysis - Position paper, 14.10.2005

Concerns regarding the proposed waste-to-energy incinerator in Zagreb, Croatia
14.10.05. 02:00

Action: Waste + Incineration = Toxic Waste, 11.05.2005

During the local election campaigns in May 2005 Green Action carried out a street theatre performance to draw attention to its objections to the planned municipal waste incinerator, emphasising the unsolved issue of what to do with the toxic ash produced by the plant.
11.05.05. 02:00