Circular Economy News — Week 20

David Mattersdorfer
6 min readMay 21, 2024

Summary about last week (20)

  1. Saudi Arabia Plans Over 840 Facilities for Sustainable Waste Management by 2040 🌍♻️
  2. BDE Calls for EU-Wide Transformation to a Circular Economy Model Ahead of Elections 🌍♻️
  3. Mercedes Launches Pilot Project for Recycling Old Vehicles with TSR Recycling 🚗♻️
  4. Mechanical Recycling Has Better Eco-Balance Than Chemical Methods: UBA Study Findings 🌱♻️
  5. Austria’s New Waste Incineration Regulation: Thermal Treatment for 85% of Sewage Sludge by 2033 🔥♻️
  6. Fraunhofer Develops Process for Treating Tar-Containing Road Debris 🚧♻️
  7. Saubermacher Expands Presence in Croatia by Acquiring 69% Stake in 3KF ♻️🇭🇷

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1. Saudi Arabia Plans Over 840 Facilities for Sustainable Waste Management by 2040 🌍♻️

Saudi Arabia is embarking on a significant shift towards sustainable waste management, with plans to establish more than 840 new facilities by 2040. This initiative, unveiled at the IFAT 2024 event in Munich, marks a pivotal move for the Kingdom, traditionally not known for its environmental stewardship. Sultan AlHarti, a key representative…

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David Mattersdorfer

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