OEKO - Institute for Applied Ecology
OEKO is a leading European research and consultancy institution working for a sustainable future all levels – global, national and local.
The Institute completes a good 100 projects each year, tackling both national-level and international issues. Work is organized around the themes of Chemicals Management and Technology Assessment, Energy and Climate, Emission and Ambient Pollution Control, Radiation Protection, Agriculture and Biodiversity, Sustainable Consumption, Sustainable Mobility, Sustainable Resource Management, Sustainable Enterprises, Nuclear Engineering and Facility Safety, Law, Policy and Governance.
The Institute generates value-driven, research-based advice for decision-makers in politics, industry and civil society. The key clients are ministries, industrial companies and the European Union. In addition, the Institute works for non-governmental organizations and environmental associations.
Main role in the project
OEKO will lead and coordinate the work team of WP1. It will also lead task 2.6 in the analysis of the main barriers hindering the implementation of sustainable management solutions in the field of solid waste. OEKO will lead the activities devoted to the identification of learnt lessons in waste management practices in OECD & non-OECD countries and will participate in the elaboration of the guidelines for the implementation of ISWM systems. OEKO will be responsible for the development of policy guidelines under WP4 and will write an article jointly with SLU regarding the main barriers and obstacles for the implementation of ISWM systems in order to disseminate the project results.