Projects

The Oeko-Institut’s researchers work on more than 350 national and international projects a year, focusing on Chemicals Management and Technology Assessment, Energy and Climate, Emission and Ambient Pollution Control, Radiation Protection, Agriculture and Biodiversity, Sustainable Consumption, Mobility, Resource Management and Industry, Nuclear Engineering and Facility Safety, and Law, Policy and Governance.

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Measures catalogue for end of life (EoL) management in solar energy access projects

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 08 / 2021

To achieve the sustainable development goal Nr. 7 on “access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all” by 2030, most low- and middle-income countries launched ambitious energy-access initiatives. In that context,…

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Support to assessing the impacts of amendments to the proposal of the Commission for a Regulation on Batteries

Project manager: Stahl, H.
Start of project: 04 / 2021

E-Waste Compensation as an International Financing Mechanism in Nigeria

Project manager: Schleicher, T.
Start of project: 12 / 2020

The project main objective is to advance the concept of ‘waste compensation’ where international brands and users of electrical and electronic equipment can contribute to a sound management of equivalent e-waste volumes in developing…

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SUstainable Management in EXtractive industries —SUMEX (action)

Project manager: Dolega, P.
Start of project: 11 / 2020

Support for SMEs on mineral supply chain due diligence – maintenance phase (conflict minerals)

Project manager: Bulach, W.
Start of project: 11 / 2020

Developing recommendations for technical standards and a licensing scheme for the management of lead-acid batteries in Ethiopia

Project manager: Manhart, A.
End of project: 01 / 2021

Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing economies of Africa and will experience a rapid increase in battery deployment in the next decade. While the use of batteries serves multiple development goals, there is concern that current waste…

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Research & stakeholder engagement for improved management of used batteries in Africa

Project manager: Manhart, A.
End of project: 03 / 2021

Access to clean, reliable electricity is one of the greatest challenges to sustainable development in Africa. Energy storage, particularly batteries, will be critical to supporting Africa’s progress to full energy access by 2030,…

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Environmentally sound disposal and recycling of e-waste: Capacity Development and operation of the Technical Training Centre at the Old Fadama Scrap Yard

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 10 / 2020

The project is part of the ongoing Technical Cooperation programme between Ghana and Germany on the sound management of e-waste. The project encompasses three elements, namely 1) support of municipal and district assemblies in Ghana;…

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Impact of COVID-19 on single-use plastics and the environment in Europe

Project manager: Graulich, K.
End of project: 02 / 2021

The objective of this project is to assess the impact on the consumption, production and environmental challenges of single-use plastics in Europe due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus is on single-use face masks, gloves and plastic…

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Using emerging data streams for monitoring the uptake of Circular Economy in Europe

Project manager: Graulich, K.
Start of project: 09 / 2020

Measuring and monitoring the achievement of Circular Economy goals requires a continuous and systematic collection of data on how far a state, a region, a municipality, an economic sector, specific companies or organisations are on the…

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Emerging waste streams – Challenges and opportunities

Project manager: Graulich, K.
End of project: 02 / 2021

The energy transition is geared to help achieve the climate mitigation ambitions of the EU but should also be in line  with other environmental objectives of the European Green Deal. In this context, establishing models that ensure…

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To publication "Emerging waste streams – Challenges and opportunities"

Circular City Berlin - steps from potential towards implementation

CiBER 1

Project manager: Gröger, J.
Project staff:  Gsell, M.
End of project: 12 / 2020

The aim of the project is to investigate the potential of a circular economy in Berlin ("Circular City Berlin") with regard to its social and ecological effects, to explore possible steps of implementation and of supporting the…

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Sustainable solutions for reducing plastic packaging in Asia

Project manager: Prakash, S.
Start of project: 08 / 2020

The overall aim of Öko-Institut's activities in Asia is to contribute to the promotion of sustainable consumption and production patterns (SCPs) in Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. This will be achieved by identifying, developing and…

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Environmentally sound disposal and recycling of e-waste: Expert pool policy advice

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 03 / 2020

Germany has started a bilateral cooperation with Ghana in 2016 to improve the conditions towards a sustainable e-waste management. The effort involves a technical cooperation project implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für…

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Preparation of a practical guidance on the development of an inventory of waste batteries

Project manager: Dolega, P.
Start of project: 03 / 2020

Marine litter and microplastics: Promoting the environmentally sound management of plastic wastes and achieving the prevention and minimization of the gereration of plastic wastes

Project manager: Dehoust, G.
Start of project: 02 / 2020

Scientific Support to Ecolabel - Research into circular economy perspectives in the management of textile products and textile waste in the European Union

Project manager: Köhler, A.
Start of project: 12 / 2019

The project provides a detailed picture of the material flows in the EU textile industry and post-consumer textile collection and recycling sector. Insights in the status-quo of textile product value chains are elaborated by means of…

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Support on statistics on specific waste streams

Project manager: Kosińska-Terrade, I.
Start of project: 11 / 2019

Global Stakeholder Platform for Responsible Sourcing

Project manager: Degreif, S.
Start of project: 11 / 2019

Marine litter and microplastics: Promoting the environmentally sound management of plastic wastes and achieving the prevention and minimization of the gereration of plastic wastes

Project manager: Manhart, A.
Start of project: 07 / 2019

The project „Marine litter and microplastics: Promoting the environmentally sound management of plastic wastes and achieving the prevention and minimization of the generation of plastic wastes” (NORAD-project) is implemented by the…

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