About the Institute

The Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas (IETU) is a research institute acting under the Minister of the Environment. The research and services offered by IETU focus on environmental challenges posed by industrialised and urbanised areas in the context of circular economy, resource efficiency, adaptation to climate change and mitigation of its effects.

With its expert knowledge and experience IETU supports local and state administration, as well as business entities. Offering a wide range of research and consulting services, we provide our customers with high quality products based on our expertise and 45 years’ experience. At the same time, IETU researchers and experts continue to develop new knowledge, methods and tools for faster and more accurate diagnosing the condition 

of the environment and forecasting environmental quality changes, taking into account their impact on other components of the ecosystem and human health. The state-of-the-art and the effectiveness of IETU’s R&D activity are based on stimulation of innovations and fostering their application, as well as on dissemination of research results and their use in environmental management and commercial technologies.

News

WORKSHOP Making recycling of packaging waste a profitable business for SMEs, Katowice, Poland – 26 March 2019

The workshop, co-organised by the European Resource Efficiency Knowledge Centre and the Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas in cooperation with the Waste Management and Recycling Cluster provides a forum for discussions on improving the overall resource efficiency performance of packaging waste recycling to make it a business case for SMEs taking into account current and future EU policies and trends, legal, economic and technical aspects and good practices. The workshop is ...

Ongoing projects

Offer

IETU’s offer includes research and services in the field of environmental protection and transformation.
We conduct our activity in the following areas:

air
protection

transformations
of the urbanised environment

waste and resource
management

Site contamination
assessment

environmental
remediation

environmental
microbiology

Cooperation


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