The EU has announced new emissions and efficiency standards that will aim to help national authorities to lower the environmental impact of the largest waste treatment installations in the EU, dealing with both hazardous and non-hazardous waste (representing around 4,000 … Continue reading →
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In light of the upcoming votes on the Plastics Strategy and the Single-Use Plastics Products and the implementation of the Circular Economy Package, a coalition of 34 organisations and companies have called for EU action on recycled content mandates for plastics … Continue reading →
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The European Commission is proposing new EU-wide rules to target the 10 single-use plastic products most often found on Europe’s beaches and seas, as well as lost and abandoned fishing gear. Together these constitute 70% of all marine litter items, … Continue reading →
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The UK will vote to in favour of the EU’s Circular Economy Package (CEP) when it comes to the Council, Defra has confirmed. The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) confirmed that it has written to inform Parliament … Continue reading →
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EU ambassadors have endorsed the provisional agreement on the four legislative proposals of the waste package reached with the European Parliament late last year, with an increase in recycling targets for all member states. The new rules establish legally binding targets for … Continue reading →
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The European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental services (FEAD) says the European Commission’s proposals on VAT is an “excellent supportive measure to realise circular economy’s goals and benefits”. The newly proposed rules by the European Commission aim to give … Continue reading →
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The European Commission has introduced the first Europe-wide strategy for plastics, which aims to protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation, “turning a challenge into a positive agenda for the Future of Europe”, the Commission says. … Continue reading →
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A new report from the Aldersgate Group out today (14 December), “Beyond the Circular Economy Package”, argues that EU institutions should continue to support the shift towards greater resource efficiency beyond the completion of the Circular Economy Package. By introducing … Continue reading →
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