Project Officer, European Commission - JRC (Italy)
Presentation Title: Assessment of excavated soil waste management within the EU: towards a recycling target?
Jorge is an environmental scientist and PhD in chemical engineer with background on sustainability and process optimization. He has worked for several years in international academic and research institutions (University of Cantabria (Spain), PIK and TU Darmstadt (Germany)) and nowadays works for JRC of the European Commission – D.3. Land Resources and Supply Chain Assessment Unit. His main research topic at JRC is on waste management, mainly on municipal solid waste – including the biodegradable plastics – and construction and demolition waste. His work intends to support the Circular Economy Action Plan 2.0 and the revision of the Waste Framework Directive.