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EPRA disagrees on European declaration on paper recycling

| The federation claims that the new declaration does not take into account the legitimate interests of the supply side of the paper value chain, which provides every day the secondary raw materials needed to manufacture new paper.

Call for a single measure of real recycling rates

| Europe’s steel, paper and non-ferrous metals recyclers are united in their call to EU Circular Economy trialogue negotiators: put an ambitious recycling measure first.
Agricultural Plastics

Agricultural Plastics: solidarity between all stakeholders required

| Around 120 representatives from 19 countries attended the 2nd International Forum "Agricultural Plastics – Potential for Recycling“, organised by RIGK.

ISRI names priorities in recycling

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), recently has released its legislative agenda detailing its advocacy priorities.

Bringing commercial and industrial waste into the circular economy

| FEAD, the European federation representing the European waste and resources management industry, called for a step-by-step approach to bringing commercial and industrial waste into the circular economy.

National WEEE schemes share blueprint for 15 years of recycling

| At its 5th International Conference, hosted by WEEE Malta, the WEEE Forum celebrated its 15th anniversary and laid out its vision for a resource efficient and sustainable WEEE sector. Cooperation among all stakeholders will be key to reach the ambitious collection targets.
Euric

EuRIC places competitiveness of recycling markets at the heart of the circular economy

| EuRIC successful gathered nearly 200 participants in Brussels, on 28 March 2017.The conference played host to 'high-level' EU policymakers and influential recycling industry leaders who discussed the various aspects of competitive recycling markets in Europe.

Incinerator deal bad for taxpayers and maybe illegal

| Gloucestershire environmental enterprise Community R4C presented an expert analysis of recently revealed figures in the controversial Javelin Park incinerator contract, concluding that the £500m deal with the County Council is bad for taxpayers and may be illegal.

No subsidies for energy from mixed waste

| 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.

European Aluminium: Legislation falls short on scrap exports

| Although the federation approves the decision for real recycling rates, it wants to see more ambitions on the treatment of scrap exports.

Member States must respect EU single market for packaging

| Pack2Go Europe welcomes outcome of European Parliament vote on key issues for food and beverage service sector.

Euric sees substantial room for improvement

| The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (Euric) sees substantial room for improvement in the method chosen by the European Parliament to measure recycling rates.

FEAD: A window of opportunities

| FEAD has followed with great interest the outcome of the plenary vote on the final report on the Circular Economy Package.

Bonafè drives Europe to a circular economy

| According to Zero Waste Europe, a future without waste in Europe is now closer to reality, after the European Parliament approved the Bonafè report.