| Zero Waste Europe calls on the European Parliament to exclude subsidies for waste-to-energy from the mixed municipal solid waste currently included in the Commission’s proposal on RED II because they undermine the EU’s Circular Economy.
| Although the federation approves the decision for real recycling rates, it wants to see more ambitions on the treatment of scrap exports.
| Pack2Go Europe welcomes outcome of European Parliament vote on key issues for food and beverage service sector.
| The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (Euric) sees substantial room for improvement in the method chosen by the European Parliament to measure recycling rates.
| FEAD has followed with great interest the outcome of the plenary vote on the final report on the Circular Economy Package.
| According to Zero Waste Europe, a future without waste in Europe is now closer to reality, after the European Parliament approved the Bonafè report.
| In a press release, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) called the vote "a move that signals strong political support for the transition towards a circular economy".
| The members of The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) welcome the European Parliament’s vote on the revision of EU waste legislation, which recognises the benefits of bio-based packaging materials and sets the conditions for increased collection and recycling of beverage cartons.
| According to APEAL (the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging), the vote gives a strong mandate to the EP in the trilogue discussion with the Council and Commission.
| The Parliament wants to establish higher goals than original proposed.
| According to the Irish Times, the Poolbeg incinerator in Dublin will finally start working in March. The first proposal for the plant was 20 years ago.*
| Whole lorries full of domestic waste are being sent to landfill instead of going for recycling because people are just not separating their rubbish.
| ISRI has offered testimony in front of the Connecticut General Assembly Joint Environment Committee opposing a new product stewardship bill, HB 7067 (Raised), which could prove harmful to the recycling industry.
| Following call from the European Commission for defunding of waste-to-energy, NGOs urge Central and Eastern European (CEE) governments to reconsider any potential investment in waste incineration.