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The European waste industry and crime vulnerabilities

The European waste industry and crime vulnerabilities

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Published by Maklu in Antwerpen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTom Vander Beken (ed.).
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20579057M
ISBN 109789046601051

This new report commissioned by the Environmental Services Association Educational Trust (ESAET) and the Environmental Services Association shows that waste crime in England incurs losses to the legitimate waste industry and the taxpayer of £ million a year.. Rethinking Waste Crime was supported by the ‘Right Waste Right Place’ campaign and was launched in the House of Commons . This report is accompanied by a separate report on companies in the waste industry in Europe. PSIRU University of Greenwich February Page 3 of 16 1. Environmental legislation Waste Framework Directive (/98/EC) The directive applies from December , and has to be implemented in national legislation by.

  A review on serious and organised waste crime was announced in June It looked at what crimes are being committed, the response and .   In Europe, waste crimes top list of crimes against environment The Maltese Presidency of the European Council has said it would give environmental crimes their due attention as the EnviCrimeNet urges member states to step up their effort in recognising such crimes to .

Despite improvements in hazardous waste management, more measures would be required to prevent the build-up of hazardous waste across Europe, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) report released today. The report reviews the application of waste prevention programmes across European countries regarding waste types that are considered to be most dangerous to human .   Organised crime targets waste recycling It was meant to clear up the problem of electronic waste, but an EU directive on recycling is being flagrantly abused in the UK Pete WarrenAuthor: Pete Warren.


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The European waste industry and crime vulnerabilities Download PDF EPUB FB2

The study provides a vulnerability profile of the European waste industry based on a new methodology to scan economic sectors for their vulnerability to (organised) crime.

Both vulnerability study and methodological tool are intended as a guide for actions and initiatives to be taken by governments, law enforcement bodies and economic players. As a result of this functional waste definition, the European waste sector is char-acterised by.

heterogeneity. In general, the waste management industry is the economic sector that gets involved after all ’productive’ economic processes – when a product, or the remainder of it, becomes a burden. This is mostly accom-Author: Stijn Van Daele, Nicholas Dorn, Tom Vander Beken.

The study, financed under the AGIS programme of the European Commission, provides a vulnerability profile of the European waste industry based on a new methodology to scan economic sectors for their vulnerability to (organised) crime.

Both vulnerability study and methodological tool are intended as a guide for actions and initiatives to be taken by governments, law enforcement bodies. Downloadable (with restrictions). Purpose - The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the potential of vulnerability studies of economic activities to study the relationship between organised crime and the economy and illustrate it by examples taken from a vulnerability study of the European waste management industry.

Design/methodology/approach - Based on both economical and criminological. Reducing Vulnerabilities to Crime of the European Waste Management Industry: the Research Base and the Prospects for Policy In: European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Authors: Tom Vander Beken, Stijn Van Daele and Nicholas DornCited by:   Dorn, Nicholas and Van Daele, Stijn and Vander Beken, Tom, Reducing Vulnerabilities to Crime of the European Waste Management Industry: The Research Base and the Prospects for Policy ().

European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Cited by: Waste crime,is an environmental crime and a form of white-collar crime, which exploits the physical characteristics of waste, the complexity of the collection and downstream infrastructure, and.

Waste Management and Crime - Regulatory, Business and Product Vulnerabilities Article (PDF Available) in Environmental Policy and Law 37(1) November. Report on Environmental Crime in Europe. 1 xecutive Summary The Intelligence Project on Environmental Crime one of the biggest European business areas is the waste industry, in which it is particularly organised crime groups (OCGs) and on vulnerabilities, and the threats to and the impact on the EU and its MS.

Dorn, N., Van Daele, S., & Vander Beken, T. Reducing vulnerabilities to crime of the European waste management industry: the research base and the prospects for policy.

European Journal of Crime Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, 15(1), 23– Article; Google ScholarCited by: 7. Vander Beken, Tom, Melanie Defruytier, Annemie Bucquoye, and Karen Verpoest. “Road Map for Vulnerability Studies.” In The European Waste Industry and Crime.

In Europe, we currently use 16 tonnes of material per person per year, of which 6 tonnes become waste. Although the management of that waste continues to improve in the EU, the European economy currently still loses a significant amount of potential 'secondary raw materials' such as metals, wood, glass, paper, plastics present waste streams.

Waste industry perceptions of waste crime in Scotland Prepared by Margaret Gay April This report was prepared with the contribution of the LIFE financial instrument of the European Union macro-level vulnerabilities which could contribute to waste crime.

Unsurprisingly, disposal. Waste Crime – Waste Risks: Gaps in Meeting the Global Waste Challenge. An overview of waste crime, its characteristics, and the vulnerability of the EU waste. 7 Environmental crime and the EU LIST OF BOXES Box 1: The EFFACE project 10 Box 2: Defining environmental crime 11 Box 3: Two examples of EU level databases recording data relevant to environmental crime 16 Box 4: NGOs in the “land of fires” 24 Box 5: EU rules on enforcing environmental legislation within Member States 25 Box 6: Transition to a “toolbox” approach in the UK 27File Size: 3MB.

Andy Knight is a professor of international relations in the Political Science Department at the University of Alberta, and past Chair of the department. He is the former Director of the Institute of International Relations, the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago.

He is Co-Editor in Chief of the journal African Security and former co-editor of Global : W. Andy Knight. Reducing vulnerabilities to crime of the European waste management industry: the research base and the prospects for policy / Nicholas Dorn, Stijn Van Daele and Tom Vander Beken.

Responsibility: edited by Rob White. The most known areas of environmental crime are the illegal emission or discharge of substances into air, water or soil, the illegal trade in wildlife, illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances and the illegal shipment or dumping of waste.

Environmental crimes cause significant damage to the environment in Europe and the world. Independent review into serious and organised crime in the waste sector 2. Key facts. m tonnes. of waste are produced in the UK each year. £ billion. Gross value of the waste industry in UK.Jobs.

in the waste industry. Cost to England of waste crime Estimate. m tonnes. of waste exported. million. households. Waste crime,is an environmental crime and a form of white-collar crime, which exploits the physical characteristics of waste, the complexity of the collection and downstream infrastructure, and the market opportunities for by:.

Recycling rates of municipal waste, packaging waste and waste electrical and electronic equipment — which represent significant sources of secondary materials and critical raw materials — are increasing in Europe, indicating a move towards using waste as a resource and a more circular economy.

•Recycling rates for both municipal waste and packaging waste have increased .About Environmental Crime in Europe "Environmental crime is a growing challenge for policy makers and law enforcers.

This is an important and timely study which examines in depth how environmental crime is treated at national level within the European Union and the impact of the EU Directive on environmental crime on national systems.The global impact of e-waste Addressing the challenge The global impact of e-waste Addressing the challenge SafeWork Programme on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment International Labour Office SafeWork 4, route des Morillons CH Genève 22 Switzerland Tel.

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