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Online 24.3.2022

Waste management and recycling business opportunities for Finnish companies in Romania

The event is free of charge, however, requires a registration via the link below.


Further information

Ms. Anna Lomzá
Senior Advisor, Central Europe
anna.lomza (at)


Ms. Tiina Luoma
Project Manager, Delegations
tiina.luoma (at)

Business Finland and Embassy of Finland in Bucharest are pleased to invite you this webinar focused on waste management and recycling market in Romania and available Team Finland’s assistance for Finnish companies interested into capture related business opportunities. 

Having around 19.7 million population, Romania is the 6th largest EU member state and a dynamically growing market with many untapped business opportunities for which Finland has a competitive offering. Waste management and recycling is one of the areas with significant needs and ambitious plans to be implemented thanks to secured external financing.

There is a pressing demand for efficient waste management know how and collection, sorting and recycling infrastructure in Romania. Romania’s recycling rate of municipal waste has been at the level between 11% and 15% during last years, which is one of the lowest rates in the EU. 70% of waste goes to landfills.

To address these needs, planned investments include:

  • Implementation of new collecting centres
  • Digital ecological islands for bio-waste (a set of underground or above-ground digitalized containers)
  • Integrated (waste transfer, sorting and treatment) centres next to 15 urban agglomerations
  • Recycling installations for separately collected waste

Who should participate?

Companies with offering for municipal waste management, recycling installations, waste-to-energy, digitalization of waste management

Agenda (EET time)

14:30 Opening and introductory remarks
Ms. Zofia Stelmaszczyk, Global Opportunity Leader Energy, Business Finland
H.E. Marjut Akola, Ambassador of Finland to Romania

14:40 Waste management and recycling business opportunities in Romania - How to capture the business opportunities?
Ms. Irina Dallos, Consultant and Owner, Nordic Business Consulting

15:20 Q&A

15:40 Next steps for Finnish companies and closing of the event
Ms. Zofia Stelmaszczyk, Global Opportunity Leader Energy, Business Finland