MonGOS Workshops – European Green Deal: Water and sewage in the circular economy
The water and sewage sector, due to the wide possibilities of obtaining raw materials, energy and water, is of key importance in the implementation of strategies related to closing the resources loop and climate neutrality. In order to unlock the potential of the water and sewage sector in the implementation of the assumptions of the circular economy model and the European Green Deal, it is necessary to integrate the activities of the most important stakeholders in accordance with the components of the circular economy model for the water and sewage sector, i.e. reduce, remove, reuse, recycle, recover and rethink referring to the need to rethink (improve) all the elements of the model. In connection with the above, the organized workshops entitled The European Green Deal: Water and Wastewater in a Circular Economy will be devoted to discussing possible actions aimed at using the full potential of the water and sewage sector and accelerating its transformation in accordance with the circular economy model, but also in the context of challenges resulting from the implementation of the European Green Deal. For this purpose, we invite the representatives of the most important stakeholders representing the public administration sector (central and local government), universities …
MonGOS was presented during the 12th Eastern European IWA Young Water Professionals Conference: Water Research and Innovations in a Digital Era
A representative of the Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences (MEERI) – Dr. Eng. Michał Preisner delivered a presentation on “Good Practices of a Circular Economy Implementation: A Comprehensive Review in the Context of the Wastewater Sector” prepared by Preisner M., Smol M., and Szołdrowska D. The presentation was a summary of the collected best practices examples in all MonGOS partners countries regarding the circular solution for treating wastewater, resource and energy recovery and water recycling.
The conference was organized by Riga Technical University International Water Association (IWA) as an online event on 31st March and 2nd April 2021.
MonGOS publication entitled “Circular economy model framework in the European water and wastewater sector” in the Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management awarded by Springer Nature in category “Water”
Circular economy good practices in the water and sewage sector were presented within the MonGOS project session during the 1st International Conference Strategies toward Green Deal Implementation
Circular economy in the water and sewage sector was the main topic for the session during the 1st International Conference Strategies toward Green Deal Implementation – Water and Raw Materials organized by the Division of Biogenic Raw Materials from the Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences (MEERI). Circular economy good practices were presented during the session organized within the MonGOS project financed by NAWA – the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange. Panelists: Klara Ramm (Chamber of Commerce Polish Waterworks), Michał Bodzek (Institute of Environmental Engineering of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Zabrze, Poland), Anna Borowczyk-Kurasińska (MUNI Poland, Xylem Water Solutions), Lise Appels (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium), Bartosz Łuszczek (Kraków Waterworks), Ewa Neczaj (Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas, Poland) Moderators: Beata Szatkowska (Gdansk Water Foundation), Mika Horttanainen (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology) Project Manager: Marzena Smol (Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences) Conference website: https://greendeal2020.pl/ Honorary Patronage of the Conference: National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR), Polish Ministry of Climate and Environment.
MonGOS project was presented during the 12th International Conference on establishment of cooperation between companies and institutions in the Nordic countries, the Baltic Sea region and the world (Linnaeus ECO-TECH ’20), 23 – 25 November 2020, Kalmar (Sweden)
Representatives of the MonGOS project partner Mrs Ruta Ozola-Davidane, PhD Candidate and Prof. Maris Klavins from the University of Latvia presented their poster on “Wastewater management in Latvia: success stories and challenges” during the Linnaeus ECO_TECH ’20 Conference. The book of abstracts is available at: https://open.lnu.se/index.php/eco-tech