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Waste Management in Poland and Germany

Economic and Legal Aspects of Waste Management and their Impact on Cooperation at National and Business Level


Christopher B. Prüfer

Poland attracts foreign investment. This holds also true for foreign enterprises involved in waste management. In order to do efficiently and successfully waste management-related business in Poland, it is of great importance to get acquainted with the following issues: general waste management situation, market conditions and business openings for waste management firms, and the legal framework governing waste management in Poland. Given that Poland hopes to be admitted to the European Union by the turn of the coming century, co-ordination and harmonization of the different national waste management programs are imperative. Therefore, for comparative reasons, the German waste management system and the waste management policies in the European Union are discussed as well.
Contents: Waste Management (WM) Policies in Poland, Germany and EU - WM Regulations in Poland, Germany and EU - Economic Instruments in WM - WM Engineering in Poland - Co-operation at Commercial and National Level - Business Openings in Poland for Western WM Firms.