Challenging Changes – book is out right now!

We are proud to announce that ‘Challenging Changes’, the new book by Ad Lansink, is out right now! A first impression of the lay out may be found on the website of book designer Sophie van Kempen.

On Wednesday October 11th, the book was presented at the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands in Brussels. An interested and knowledgable audience got the opportunity to hear about te book from the author himself, who presented the book to Daniel Calleja Crespo, director generaal DG Environment of the European Commission and to Harriët Tiemens, vice mayor and aldermen of the city of Nijmegen, European Green Capital 2018.

The presentation was followed by a vivid discussion, offering enough food for thought for a next book…

Did you miss the event and want to obtain copies of the book to enrich your knowledge about the circular economy and the waste hierachy? Send an e-mail to

DAR NV, involved in the project, released a press statement, which you can read by clicking this link (in Dutch).

October 11th: Book presentation event – Dutch Permanent Representation, Brussels

Challenging Changes, the new book of the well known Ad Lansink (“Lansink’s Ladder”) has been presented on October 11th, 2017 in Brussels. The author and the Editorial Board are proud that the Dutch Permanent Representation in Brussels was hosting this book presentation and the following panel discussion.

Program elements

  • Welcome by the Dutch Permanent Representation to the EU
  • Introduction by a representative of the European Commission
  • Presentation of the first two copies of Challenging Changes to:
    The representative of the European Commission
    The representative of the Municipality of Nijmegen: European Green Capital 2018
  • Presentation of the key messages of Challenging Changes by Ad Lansink
  • Panel discussion with national and EU representatives and stakeholders
  • Conclusion by the Dutch Permanent Representation
  • Completion of the book presentation in an informal atmosphere