A call to ensure strong push for circularity
| Following the EU Commission's proposal for a Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), EuRIC publishes its position paper on the proposal in view of ongoing discussions in the Council and the European Parliament.
EuRIC gathers recyclers and policymakers for successful event
| The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) gathered policymakers, recyclers, and other circular economy stakeholders in Brussels for its annual conference “Boosting recycling through future-fit policies” which took place on 30 March at the Bluepoint.
CIWM warns of skills and labour shortage in UK recycling sector.
| The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has called on the UK Government to provide additional support to address the rapidly expanding skills and labour shortage in the sector and help grow the green economy.
European Parliament takes on greenwashing and early obsolescence to empower consumers
| The European Parliament cracked down on greenwashing and early obsolescence today, by voting for a stronger EU law to protect consumers from unfair commercial practices.
Plastics supply chain in Europe continues to push for greater legal certainty for recycled...
| There is obvious urgency behind the recent meeting of 31 trade associations for the EU to be clear on how it legally views chemical recycling and how recycled content is tracked in plastic products.
Enabling sustainable choices and ending greenwashing
| Today, the Commission is proposing common criteria against greenwashing and misleading environmental claims.
EU Commission introduces right to repair
| Today, the European Commission adopted a new proposal on common rules promoting the repair of goods.
European recyclers support new recycling targets in Critical Raw Materials Act
| The European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on Critical Raw Materials (CRMs) is a step in the right direction towards reducing reliance on CRMs from outside the EU and enhancing EU supply chain resiliency and security.
EU Commission proposes Critical Raw Materials Act
| Today, the Commission proposes a comprehensive set of actions to ensure the EU's access to a secure, diversified, affordable and sustainable supply of critical raw materials.
Recycling sector urges action from EU Member States
| Despite some notably positive adjustments to the European Commission’s Waste Shipment proposal, this far-reaching legislation continues to pose fundamental threats to European recyclers and Europe’s burgeoning circular economy.
Four leading associations team up to tackle the EU’s waste implementation gap
| Yesterday, FEAD, EURIC, MWE, and CEWEP, four of the most prominent associations in the waste management and recycling sector, joined forces and held a dinner debate with policymakers to address the gap in the implementation of the EU's waste legislation.
ZWE and Reloop publish guidance on how to legislate mixed waste sorting
| The guidelines were developed to clarify the amendment proposed by the European Parliament regarding the use of mixed wastes for ‘renewable energy’ purposes. The...
International Alliance of Waste Pickers (IAWP) commemorates International Waste Pickers Day in Nairobi
| The Kenyan National Waste Pickers Association and the IAWP will host a march to raise the visibility of thousands of waste picker families around the world.
European textile reuse & recycling industry urges caution on EU interpretation of used textiles...
| The European Environment Agency (EEA) recently published a briefing on EU trends on exports of used textiles.