Circular Economy and Plastics: Opportunities and Challenges

Register now for the 13th International Conference on the Recycling and Recovery of Plastics from 22-23 February 2017 in Vienna. read more
Laboratory Service


A new analysis package for Origin verification, GMO- and pesticide of soy beans was developed by Imprint Analytics in cooperation with Umweltbundesamt. read more
Kick off in Zagreb

New Environmental Project in Croatia

Environmental Inspection and Industrial Emissions Directive in focus under the Environment Agency Austria’s 11th Project. read more
Training Center

National Greenhouse Gas and Air Emission Inventory
We offer tailor-made support for the establishment or improvement of a national or regional emission inventory. read more

Greenhouse gas balance 2015

According to the annual statement of emissions for 2015, Austria’s greenhouse gas emissions increased by 3.2% increase between 2014 and 2015. read more
11 State-of-the-Environment Report

Recommendations for a sustainable future in Austria

The Report describes the environmental situation from 2013 to 2016 and shows positive developments but also major challenges for the next years. read more
national contact point for Austria

Starting an EU-wide Human Biomonitoring initiative

Under HBM4EU more than 100 organisations from 26 countries will be working on putting together and expanding Human Biomonitoring activities in Europe. read more

Outlook 2017

Focus on international networking

Networking with science, the economy, administration and politics will continue to dominate the Environment Agency Austria’s activities in 2017. read more

Support for EU neighbour countries

Crossborder Water resource management

Up to 2020, management plans for river basins and transboundary rivers will be implemented in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. read more

News from EEA


Climate change poses increasingly severe risks for ecosystems, human h...

Europe's regions are facing rising sea levels and more extreme weather, such as more frequent and more intense heatwaves, flooding...


CO2 emissions from cars and vans: all larger manufacturers met their 2...

Based on current testing rules in force, virtually all car and van manufacturers have met their specific CO2 emissions target in 2...


European hazardous waste management improving, but its prevention need...

Despite improvements in hazardous waste management, more measures would be required to prevent the build-up of hazardous waste acr...

Latest News


Kick off for new environmental project in Croatia The new co-operation project focuses on environmental inspection and environmental standards of C...


Umweltbundesamt supports EU neighbours in water... Cross-border water project in six countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and U...


Outlook 2017: Focus on international networking Networking with science, the economy, administration and politics will continue to dominate the E...

English Studies & Reports

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Austria's Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990-2015. In "Austria's Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990–2015" the Umweltbundesamt presents updated f...

State of the Art in the Slaughter and Animal By-products Industries. In this report the experts of the Umweltbundesamt describe processes and techniques applied in in...