The Interreg Aurora funded project NOWA aims to develop sustainable waste management practices through collaboration among waste management stakeholders in the north of Norway, Sweden, and Finland. The project is targeted at developing preconditions for the Nordic Waste Council (NWC) to promote international cooperation and address current obstacles hindering the development of the joint waste market in the target area. The purpose of the project is to promote and facilitate knowledge and practices exchange among waste management stakeholders. NOWA also investigates the ways to foster harmonizing of cross-border regulations for waste transport.
The two Steering Committees, for sub-area Aurora and sub-area Sápmi, have met 14-15 June in Vaasa to decide on new cross-border cooperation projects in the