EU Commission refers Romania to ECJ for landfill violations

16.02.2017 − The EU Commission will bring Romania before the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for its alleged failure to close and rehabilitate 68 illegal landfills as mandated by the Landfill Directive...» more


Shanks expects to conclude VGG merger in "around two weeks"

15.02.2017 − The British waste management company Shanks Group plc has announced that it has received final anti-trust approval for its planned fusion with its Dutch competitor Van Gansewinkel Groep (VGG)....» more

No let up fro German used clothing market

14.02.2017 − The situation on Germany’s second-hand clothing market remains strained in 2017, with no signs of an improvement on the horizon. This is especially true of the critically important trade with Africa....» more