How the new Environmental Protection Act would transform EPR schemes in Slovenia
In May 2022, the Constitutional Court decided to suspend the implementation of most of the contested articles pending a final decision. It is not known when the Constitutional Court will make its ruling.
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Slovenia risks EU fines while the new EPR regulation is under constitutional review
An opaque packaging waste management system in Slovenia does little to incentivise producers toward sustainable products.
Slovenia and the EU have a problem with uncollected waste
As plastic waste increases in Slovenia, the European Union, and the world, so do the difficulties in disposing of and recycling it.
Slovenia spends millions of taxpayers’ money to dispose of uncollected waste
The disorderly system of handling packaging waste in Slovenia is creating high additional costs and causing significant environmental damage.
What happens to plastic waste?
Pod črto calculated the average yearly "plastic footprint" of their newsroom. Where does all this plastic waste go?
How effective is the Slovenian railway network compared to the rest of the EU?
EDJNet's large investigation on trains in Europe compared the accessibility of train stations, the price of tickets and the speed of train travel. Slovenia performs well in terms of accessibility and price, and much worse in average speed.
Floods in Slovenia: millions of euros worth of damage, for which we are mostly guilty
Hydrogeological disasters in Slovenia account for over 150 million euros of damage a year. And they are often worsened by human interventions. Especially because the country has tolerated construction in flood-prone areas for several decades.
Heatwaves: global warming threatens more than 100,000 Slovenes
Longer uninterrupted heat periods in Slovenia will be increasingly frequent and intense. The country does not have an integrated strategy to combat climate change yet.