Municipal waste Section

This section:

  • is responsible for the environmentally sound recovery and disposal of municipal waste and for supervision and implementation at the federal level;
  • supports the ecologically and economically efficient recycling of municipal waste;
  • oversees compulsory financial systems with prepaid disposal fees; assists with voluntary financial systems;
  • coordinates and works together with the cantons, with industry and with other stakeholders in the domain of municipal waste;
  • represents Switzerland in international bodies on the topic of waste management

Personnel

Marco Buletti
Position: Head of section, deputy head of division
Responsibilities: Planning and management, the environmentally sound recovery and disposal of municipal waste, Basel Convention (UNEP), international collaboration
Tel.: +41 58 462 68 37
E-mail: marco.buletti@bafu.admin.ch

Michael Hügi
Function: Deputy head of section
Responsibilities: Thermal disposal procedures, energy use with thermal waste treatment, material flows, waste statistics, recycling, OECD Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste
Tel.: +41 58 462 93 16
E-mail: michael.huegi@bafu.admin.ch

Rita Barros
Function: 
Scientific officer
Responsibilities: Medical waste, batteries (Chem RRV), littering, beverage containers (BCO), implementation of the OADW in the domain of municipal waste
Tel.: +41 58 464 21 75
E-mail: rita.barros@bafu.admin.ch

Isabelle Baudin
Function: Scientific officer
Responsibilities: Electronic waste (ORDEE), beverage containers (BCO), rare technical metals, implementation of the OADW in the domain of municipal waste
Tel.: +41 58 464 70 95
E-mail: isabelle.baudin@bafu.admin.ch

Jenny Manco
Function:
Scientific officer
Responsibilities: Polluter-pays principle of finance for municipal waste disposal, waste statistics, implementation of the OADW in the domain of municipal waste
Tel.: +41 58 469 17 99
E-mail: jenny.manco@bafu.admin.ch

Contact
Last modification 01.11.2018

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Contact

Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Waste and Resources Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Location of our offices:
Worblentalstrasse 68, 3063 Ittigen

Tel.: +41 58 462 93 80
Fax:
+41 58 463 03 69

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