Factsheet: Regional waste management plan 2010-2016

Regional waste management plan 2010-2016

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Regional waste management plan 2010-2016
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Keski-Suomen alueellinen jätesuunnitelma vuoteen 2016
Description: 
The aim of this plan is to bring common understanding in development of waste treatment in Central Finland. This instrument describes the state-of-art, goals and necessary development paths to achieve the goals. To increase the material efficiency. To decrease the amount of waste. To increase recycling and re-use of wastes. The aim is to decrease the emissions and especially greenhouse gas emissions originating from waste treatment. In the pland, all the acors and their main responsabilities are identified.
Goal/Aim: 
- to minimize the amount of waste to landfills (especially biodegradable waste) - to increase the treatment level of the waste waters - to promote the energy use of wastes - to promote the utilization of wastes from construction. Also to increase the material efficiency of this - Find possibilities for utilization of ash (from energy and from industry) - to promote the waste treatment plant

Sector/Topic targeted:

Connection with National Policy: 
Implementin the nation law on wastes (646/2011), Law on environemtnal protection (572/2014 and environmentla protection act (712/2014)
Responsible Authority: 
Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (Central Finland)

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2010
Year Instrument & Measure Ended: 
2016