| Plastics Recyclers Europe calls upon the EU to maintain the ambition to achieve a genuine circularity for plastics by driving the competitiveness and innovation of the EU plastics industry.
| On Monday, EU negotiators reached a provisional agreement on the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation, a key part of Europe’s strategy to foster a circular economy.
| EU legislators agree on Ecodesign rules, but fail to ban the destruction of unsold goods and ensure enforcement for products sold online.
| The latest draft of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) – which passed its plenary vote in the EU Parliament on Wednesday 22 November – brings further sweeping changes to the proposed legislation, some of which are likely to prove controversial.
| Zero Waste Europe welcomes the agreement reached on the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) today, which mandates the compulsory monitoring of dioxin emissions from waste incinerators and co-incinerators during all operating times.
| With the policy paper „Waste prevention programme for England: Maximising Resources, Minimising Waste“, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs wants to encourage waste prevention in England.
| On 21 November, EuRIC connected the knots in textiles, bringing together EU legislators, environment experts, leading industry figures and NGO representatives for an in-depth discussion on the challenges and opportunities in the EU’s textile landscape.
| On Wednesday, Parliament adopted its position on new EU-wide rules on packaging, to tackle constantly growing waste and boost reuse and recycling.
| Plastic waste remains one of the biggest global problems. In an attempt to solve it,
| The BIR has issued its first position paper on extended producer responsibility (EPR), calling for policymakers to ensure that EPR schemes are designed in such a way that they do not disrupt existing efficient markets.
| Negotiators from the EU Parliament and Council have reached a provisional agreement on the revision of the Waste Shipments Regulation (WSR), exactly two years after the Commission launched its proposal.
| Textiles remain one of the major problems when it comes to recycling, and not just from an environmental perspective.
| FEAD hosted yesterday a conference on PFAS in the waste sector to analyse the impact of a potential ban.
| Recently, companies have been facing increasing pressure to create sustainable products that minimize negative impacts on the environment. Investors now consider sustainability metrics when making investment decisions, and consumers are actively choosing brands that prioritize sustainability and take meaningful actions toward it.