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Waste

Allen & Overy advises on all aspects of the regulation of waste and waste management activities, including the definition and classification of waste, permitting requirements, the transfrontier shipment of waste, licensing and national and local regulatory issues.

Our experience also includes advising on waste projects utilising a variety of technologies including energy from waste and anaerobic digestion plants. We also have extensive experience of advising on the acquisition and disposal of businesses in the waste management industry and in waste related litigation.

News & insights

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Publications: 20 JANUARY 2022

The European Parliament’s wish list on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)

On 21 December 2021, the European Parliament’s (EP) Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (the Committee) published its Draft Report on the proposal for a Regulation of the…

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Publications: 04 JANUARY 2022

Polish hydrogen strategy

New opportunities for the development of a low carbon hydrogen economy in Poland

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Publications: 24 DECEMBER 2021

Counting Carbon: The European Commission’s vision on carbon removals

As 2021 draws to a close, the European Commission (EC) has been busy. On 15 December 2021, it adopted several new documents in relation to environmental protection in the widest sense.

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Publications: 24 DECEMBER 2021

Towards enforcement of the EU Conflict Minerals Regulation in Belgium

Although the EU Conflict Minerals Regulation no. 2017/821 of 17 May 20171 (the CMR) entered into force on 1 January 2021, there has been no sign of any national enforcement system in Belgium so far.…

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Recognition