IFAT 2002 - 3
Great SAKO Prize, the third time - 6
Envicongress and the exhibition - 7
Conclusions and recommendations resulted from the 2nd Annual International Conference ODPADY 21 - 8
State Environmental Fund - a glance back at the ENVI - 29
Waste of the Month
Packaging made of wastes - 10
The Act on Packaging - what does it regulate? - 10
The Act, as seen by a licensed company.
The Act on Packaging and returnable/deposit packaging - 12
Interpretation of a part of the Act and the implementing regulations.
Frequently asked questions about the regulations on packaging - 14
Questions and answers from the web pages of the EKO-KOM a. s.
Frequently asked questions about the Act on Packaging - 17
Selected announcements of the Ministry of Industry and Trade: What is packaging and what is not.
Some terms, undefined in the Act on Packaging - 18
Who is "Consumer" and what is "Enterprise".
Green Point, as applied in our country and in Germany - 19
Producers and importers wishing to use the Green Point on their packaging are obligated, when exporting to Germany, to conclude a contract with the Duales System Deutschland AG. In the Czech Republic, this company is represented by the Czech-German Chamber of Trade and Industry.
PRO EUROPE = Packaging Recovery Organisation Europe - 20
Who is denoted as the PRO EUROPE and who is authorised to use the Green Point sign.
An inquiry: What is the range of force of the Act on Packaging - 20
Science and Research
A background of a scientific centre - The J. E. Purkynì University in Ústí nad Labem, Faculty of Environment - 21
Recycling of the blast-furnace and steelworks fly ashes - 22
Three processes are suggested for the recovery of iron and possibly also zinc from old and new blast-furnace and steelworks sludge.
Concepts of waste management in the Liberec Region - 26
The analytical part of the concept has been completed.
10th International Congress and Exhibition ODPADY - LUHAÈOVICE 2002 - 25
The most important domestic waste managers' event celebrates its anniversary.
Excerpted from foreign specialised periodicals - 28
Bulletin of the Czech Association of Waste Management - 30