| ESWET welcomes the Commission’s initiative to carry out a revision of the Waste Shipment Regulation as a right step in the path of the European Green Deal. Proper waste management is a key aspect of the green transition.
| With its latest agreement on the new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and coronavirus recovery fund, the European Council has also approved the implementation of the so-called plastic tax as of the 1st of January 2021.
| An assessment from the #BreakFreeFromPlastic movement,reveals that very few EU countries are on track for timely and ambitious transposition of the EU Directive on single-use plastics.
| A new report says prioritising energy-from-waste policy to 2025 will cut costs and carbon for UK taxpayers in a “win-win” for economic & environmental recovery.
| Today, Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) and the Rethink Plastic Alliance (RPa) have published a policy briefing on 7 steps to effectively legislate on chemical recycling.
| As Euric and EERA point out, the plastics recycling industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Technical plastics recycled from ELVs and WEEE are no exception.
| EU Member States measures, which aim to cut the number of plastic bags used nationally, are granting too many exemptions, warned the Rethink Plastic alliance on the 11th International Plastic Bag Free Day.
| The multi-stakeholder platform connects the glass packaging ecosystem and targets a 90% glass collection by 2030.
| The textiles recycling industry has entered “a critical stage”, according to BIR Textiles Division President Martin Böschen of Switzerland-based TEXAID * Textilverwertungs AG.
| There is significant potential to increase recycling across Europe for municipal, construction and electronic waste according to a European Environment Agency briefing released today.
| ESWET released a policy briefing to welcome the adoption of the EU Taxonomy by the European Parliament and to stress the importance of non-recyclable waste treatment to ensure a green transition in the waste management sector.
| European Heads of State and Government are meeting to discuss the Recovery Plan for Europe proposed by the European Commission in May.
| The paper recycling industry is little more than 20 weeks away from a turning point.
The European plastics recycling industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Plummeting...
| The European plastics recycling industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Plummeting oil prices have resulted in a sharp decline of virgin plastics prices.