2019

08.07.2019

Modernising waste management in Georgia

A delegation from the Georgian Ministry of Environment visited Austria to study advanced European practice in waste management focussing on extended producer responsibility in Austria.

26.06.2019

Images of tradition and green solutions win photo competition prizes

The winners of the European Environment Agency’s photo competition, ‘Sustainably Yours’, have been selected. More than 400 photos from 32 European countries were sent to the competition.

10.06.2019

How to easily save energy and money? Find out with the new Energysavingstool for Cyprus

A new online tool to support energy savings in Cypriot households helps. It is part of a project to strengthen the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive in Cyprus conducted by Environment Agency Austria in cooperation with MECIT and CEA. The project is funded by the Structural Reform Support Service of the European Commission.

06.06.2019

Austrian bathing sites among the top three in Europe

Pure bathing pleasure! In Austria 99,2 % of the monitored bathing sites met the Bathing Water Directive’s minimum standards for water quality. 97,3 % had excellent water quality.

05.06.2019

Vote for your favourite sustainability photos

The EEA’s photo competition, ‘Sustainably Yours’, has reached its final stage. Now it is up to you to select the winner!

14.05.2019

Danube.Pearls: Soft tourism along the Danube

11 destinations along the Danube have been certified as flagship regions for promoting sustainable mobility and tourism services and officially became a Danube.Pearl.

09.05.2019

Europe Day: Environment Agency Austria makes countries fit for the EU

The Environment Agency Austria has been supporting new and future EU member states in the environment sector for more than 20 years in the development of administrations and national legislation. Currently the Environment Agency Austria is active in the Western Balkans and in Turkey, on behalf of the EU Commission.

17.04.2019

EEA-Experts are faces of the campaign "EU protects"

Thousands of people from different European countries work together to protect EU citizens, for example in terms of health and the environment. Every day, the EU supports and connects these people and helps them to work together across borders.

04.04.2019

Air Quality measurement in the EU

On behalf of the European Parliament the Umweltbundesamt conducted a study related to air quality measurement.

22.03.2019

Croatian Environmental Information System upgraded

The Umweltbundesamts assisted Croatia in the field of chemicals and hazardous substances Monitoring. In addition the Austrian experts gave support in integrating Seveso database into the Croatian Environmental Information System.

22.03.2019

World Water Day 2019: Austrian know-how for water protection in Serbia

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The Serbian environmental authorities will also focus on water protection during the next 18 months, supported by the Umweltbundesamt.

04.03.2019

How much energy does the cloud need?

Which IT infrastructures and IT services are used over the internet and how the use of cloud computing will develop in the EU-28 in the coming years is now, for the first time, the subject of a study carried out by the Environment Agency Austria and the German Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability.

28.02.2019

Sustainably Yours! Participate in 2019's photo competition!

Profile sustainable food, energy and mobility in EEA's photo competition 2019.

20.02.2019

Review 2018 - Preview 2019

The global sustainability goals, the resource water, the circular economy and mobility were the main areas of the Environment Agency Austria's work in 2018.

12.02.2019

Austria’s greenhouse gas emissions increased in 2017

Austria’s greenhouse gas emissions increased by about 3.3 % between 2016 and 2017, amounting to 82,3 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent in 2017.

07.02.2019

EUWI+: New year, new energy for water policy reforms

Umweltbundesamt hosts this year’s kick off for coordinating activities towards European integrated water resources management in the Eastern Partnership countries

31.01.2019

Tunisian Delegation in Austria

The Umweltbundesamt hosts a study visit on Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR). During this 4-day visit Austrian and Tunisian experts exchange experience in the field of PRTR implementation.

30.01.2019

Landfill leachates in the Nordic countries low in microplastics

The Environment Agency Austria analyzed landfill leachates from Nordic countries for microplastics and tyre wear.

29.01.2019

Recommendations for water protection in Macedonia

Using know-how from the Umweltbundesamt to improve monitoring and river basin management

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