| The European Parliament’s environment committee published at the end of September its draft report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending the Waste Framework Directive (WFD).
| Yesterday, the EU Parliament's Environment Committee adopted a contradictory position that endangers packaging waste circularity and Europe’s recycling industry.
| The number of electronics on the EU market increased by more than 85% between 2013-2021, new Eurostat data reveals.
| Alongside access to sufficient high-quality waste, legislation is the most commonly cited potential barrier to growth in the chemical recycling sector, particularly given the ongoing uncertainty over the acceptance of chemical recycling under EU legislative targets, and the EU’s approach to mass balance.
| FEAD supports the adoption by the ENVI Committee of the position on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation.
| Today the European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) voted on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR).
| The European plastic recycling industry is facing pressing challenges as the demand for recycled polymers dwindles to its lowest point recently.
| According to Plastics Recyclers Europe, the plastics recycling market in Europe has been heavily destabilised throughout 2023.
| The national BEHG-taxation on CO2 emissions brings new costs to the German EfW-industry from early next year.
| This year’s special edition of the European Recycling Conference cast a spotlight on the future of car recycling, considering the European Commission’s recently proposed End-of-Life Vehicles (ELV) Regulation, a game-changer for the automotive industry.
| The EU has a surplus in waste incineration capacities and a moratorium on new incinerators must be considered, urges a new report by the environmental network Zero Waste Europe.
| The RDF Industry Group has called for the UK government to commit to putting fiscal measures in place to ensure that, under incoming emissions rules in the UK, RDF Exports are subject to equivalent carbon costs to those that will be paid by UK incinerator operators.
| The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation has issued recommendations for an EU circular economy. In it, Euric suggests exploring chemical recycling when no better recycling alternative available.
| Some of the most regressive actors in the packaging value chain, such as single-use paper packaging producers and McDonald's, have been conducting a massive lobbying campaign to greenwash single user paper as a sustainable alternative to single-use plastics.