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Building cleaner, more circular industrial plants: challenges and opportunities from the review of the Industrial Emissions Directive

The session will use the current revision of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) to explore its potential towards introducing greater circularity and industrial symbiosis in the transition to the 2050 objectives of climate neutrality and zero pollution.

Its aim is to source ideas to enhance the IED, especially in the area of green transition and resource efficiency.


  • Aneta Willems, Head of Unit, Directorate-General for Environment, European Commission
  • Nicolas Humez, Chairman of Hazardous Waste Europe (HWE)
  • Marcin Wisniewski, Counsellor to the Minister, Ministry of Climate and Environment, Poland
  • Aliki Kriekouki , Senior Policy Officer for industrial production,European Environmental Bureau (EEB)


Session 3.1
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