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The Netherlands recycles know-how to reduce Indonesia’s waste heap

Today, Minister for the Environment Dijksma is visiting Bantar Gebang, the largest waste heap in South East Asia, near Jakarta. ...

News item | 22-11-2016 | 10:59

Minister Schultz signs new plan of attack for tackling water quality

The quality of ground water and surface water in the Netherlands needs to be improved. For that reason, Minister Melanie Schultz ...

News item | 17-11-2016 | 14:42

Compass for the subsoil

The subsoil is important in the extraction of drinking water and energy, such as gas and geothermal heat. It is essential that ...

News item | 15-11-2016 | 10:53

Dutch companies go international with recycle economy innovations

Sophisticated plants that retrieve valuable metals from discarded electronics. Sustainable yarn for the clothing industry, spun ...

News item | 10-11-2016 | 13:27

Dutch coast superstorm proof for the next 50 years

The rising sea level requires us continually to improve our flood protection. And sea water warming increases the probability of ...

News item | 08-11-2016 | 10:15

Minister Schultz strengthens collaboration with Iran regarding port and water issues

The Netherlands is going to intensify collaboration with Iran in the fields of water management, port development, and maritime ...

News item | 26-10-2016 | 09:51

Minister Schultz to lead trade mission to Iran

Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will visit Iran from Sunday 23 to Friday 28 October, accompanied ...

News item | 21-10-2016 | 10:29

Minister Schultz van Haegen invites the international business community

‘The success of smart mobility depends on international cooperation’   Smart mobility solutions, such as autonomous cars, can ...

News item | 14-10-2016 | 12:45

Aviation sector to compensate CO2 emissions with effect from 2020

The international aviation sector will be compensating the increase in CO2 emissions with effect from 2020. This was agreed today ...

News item | 10-10-2016 | 11:30

Minister Dijksma speaks about global CO2 agreements in the aviation sector

In Canada, on 28 September, Environment Minister Dijksma addressed the triennial UN meeting of the international civil aviation ...

News item | 30-09-2016 | 16:09