Over the recent years, a number of EU funded projects were carried out in relation to waste and environmental crime. This information is currently scattered over the web. By the development of the WasteForce Clearing House, existing resources and information from previous EU funded projects and international initiatives on waste are made easier accessible and searchable.
The Clearing House is used as a hub to collate, develop, analyse and disseminate the information that informs and assists with targeted intervention, prevention, disruption, enforcement etc. This kind of activity also falls under IMPEL’s long term ambitions; especially in relation to the developing and building capacity of environmental regulators and establish a European knowledge and innovation centre for practitioners.
Many relevant materials have been developed over the last years on tackling waste crime. We recognised the challenge that projects face after they have come to a close and their outcomes get overlooked. Rather than re-inventing the wheel and keeping developing new things, the Clearing House provides an overview of already existing deliverables and products for continued use.
Nancy Isarin, IMPEL Project Manager
The website: www.wasteforce-clearinghouse.eu
The Clearing House is part of the WasteForce project, and is intedended as a one-stop-shop where visitors can easily access information and materials developed from ongoing and recent EU- funded projects and international initiatives on waste and waste-related crime.
Visitors can navigate by searching information on: Project, Training and Capacity Building, Tools & Media, Research and Networks, and then refine their search by various filters.
The icons are designed by graphic designer Gilli Atmodimedjo – Visiblezense.