A new triennium has begun for Task 36

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A new work programme for 2016-2018 has been approved for Task 36. The programme contains the following priority areas

  • Production of waste derived fuels
  • Commercial and industrial waste
  • The Circular economy and smart waste management
  • Advanced thermal conversion of waste
  • Transboundary shipment of waste
  • Implications of waste policies on recovery of energy from waste


The participating countries in this new Triennium are : France, Germany, Italy and Sweden with Singapore as an observer.

The first Task meeting is planned in Rome May 16 and will be followed by a Workshop “ Towards a Sustainable Waste Management” on May 17.

IEA Task 36 Members

Task 36 Final Proposal for Task Prolongation for the New Triennium 2016-2018