Today, Marko Pomerants, Estonian Minister of the Environment, met Markku Markkula, Chairman of the Committee of the Regions, who is currently visiting Estonia. The meeting focused on one of the environmental priorities of Estonian EU Presidency – eco-innovation.
Today and tomorrow, the ministers of the environment of Bulgaria and Austria are visiting Tallinn for the first discussion of the priorities and cooperation areas of the 18-month joint programme of the three consecutive Presidencies of the Council of the European Union (EU).
Today, the Paris Agreement enters into force internationally. It is the first multilateral and binding agreement for controlling dangerous climate change. To mark the entry into force, the Tallinn TV Tower will be lit up green.
At last night's glittering awards ceremony at the Seaplane Harbour, Marko Pomerants, Estonian Minister of the Environment, said the European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) were "Europe's best; Europe’s most environmentally friendly and Europe’s most innovative," adding "al
plastic carrier bag (15 to 50 microns) may not be lower than the price established with the regulation of the minister. When the law takes effect, the minimum price will be implemented as of 1 January 2019.
Estonia supports most of the measures in the Circular Economy Package of the European Commission, which aim to promote the growth of competitive and sustainable economy in the European Union by increasing more effective and sustainable implementation of resources within the entire product value c
12,000 tons of food products are left unsold and written off at Estonian food stores per year. This makes up approximately 22 billion Euros in monetary terms, reveals a survey performed by the Stockholm Environment Institute Tallinn Centre (SEI Tallinn).
The Director-General of the Environmental Board established detailed instructions for the new wild boar hunting season. Driven wild boar hunt and hunting with a dog are also allowed in the areas of infection.