| In 2022, the amount of municipal waste generated per person in the EU amounted to 513 kg, 19 kg or 4% per person less than in 2021 (532 kg) and 46 kg more than in 1995 (467 kg).

AVR and Geminor sign 50,000 tonnes RDF contract after plant fire

| Following the fire and shut-down of the Dutch AVR energy recovery facility in September last year, Geminor has secured a contract to divert 50,000 tonnes of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) originally intended for running the EfW plant in Rotterdam.

Aluminium beverage can recycling at record level

| The latest report by Metal Packaging Europe and European Aluminium shows that the overall recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the European Union, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Norway, and Iceland went up by 3.2% to a record level of 76% (76.1%).

Waste-to-Energy included in Carbon Removals Certification Framework

| ESWET welcomes the provisional agreement between the European Council and European Parliament on the Carbon Removals Certification Framework as an essential step in decarbonising industry and achieving Europe’s climate targets.

Emmanuel Katrakis joins Galloo

| Galloo has announced that the current Secretary General of Euric, Emmanuel Katrakis, will join the company from May 2024.

Special rules for plastic packaging not compatible with EU law

| A legal assessment shows that the special rules for plastic packaging and exemptions for other packaging materials discussed as part of the planned EU Packaging Regulation (PPWR) are very likely not compatible with EU law.

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