Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas

Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas
ul. Kossutha 6
40-844 Katowice
Contact person:
Izabela Ratman-Kłosińska, Head of Office of Projects Coordination, Marketing and Research Commercialisation; Manager of Environmental Technologies Verification Body

IETU is an R&D unit acting under the Ministry of Environment. The research and services dedicated to business entities offered by IETU concern improvements in waste management and resource efficiency in the context of circular economy. IETU experts have an in-depth knowledge on waste streams and waste systems generated in urban and per-urban areas of Poland gained from over 40 years of practical experience in analysis, characteristics and classification of different types of wastes, determination of recycling, utilisation and prevention methods for different waste types. In particular IETU offers consulting services on the selection of waste management technologies, development of technological concepts and feasibility studies for waste management facilities, evaluation of waste management alternatives, analysis of waste in view of resource recovery, etc.

Other services offered to SMEs are dedicated to the facilitation of market uptake of innovative environmental technologies using the Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) for water and wastewater sector.

Support services:
Best practices, Consultancy/one to one consultations, Support in obtaining Environmental Certification and labelling scheme, Training
Resource expertise:
Water, Waste
Sectoral expertise:
Waste management and recycling