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Many EU countries still fall short of recovery

and recycling targets for end-of-life vehicles

(EU) – Nearly 40 per cent of EU member states were still falling short of the EU’s targets for recovery and recycling of end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) in 2017, according to the most recent statistics published by the European... more

New joint taskforce established

to fight waste crime in the UK

(UK) – The British government has assembled a new taskforce dedicated to target serious and organised waste crime. To combat "a growing trend in criminal waste networks", the unit would bring together law enforcement agencies... more

China sets its own strategy to reduce

plastic pollution in the environment

(PRC) – By 2025, the People’s Republic of China wants to curb plastic pollution and significantly reduce the amount of plastic waste in landfills in key cities. A new plan introduced in Beijing in January by the Chinese National... more

EP Committee rejects exemption for recycled PVC

(EU) – The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has rejected a proposal that would exempt items made from recycled PVC from a planned EU limit on lead content. The Committee voted in January to oppose a draft regulation from... more

Lower house of Czech parliament takes up

the government’s waste legislation package

(CZ) – A new legislative package including a major revision of the Czech Waste Act is currently before the Czech Parliament. The package consists of four pieces of legislation addressing packaging, landfilling and recycling targets as... more

Companies and institutions appearing in the current issue

AEB Amsterdam 3, 5


AWM (Abfallwirtschaftsbetriebe Münster) 5

Axeco 5


Beelen 5

Bewisynbra 3

B+T Plastics 2


Circle Economy 4

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Euric advocates Europe-wide minimum

standards for WEEE treatment

(EU) – The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (Euric) is calling for uniform minimum standards for the treatment of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). To create a level playing field throughout Europe,... more

UK achieves 7 per cent cut

in household food waste

(UK) – British household food waste arisings fell by nearly half a million tonnes between 2015 and 2018, according to a new study by the not-for-profit organisation Wrap (Waste & Resources Action Programme). This was a 7 per cent cut... more

The EU Commission should tap the potential

of waste legislation for its "Green Deal" goals

(EU) – The EU Commission should also tap the potential of waste legislation to reach its climate targets. This is one of the recommendations by the European Parliament in its resolution on the Commission’s "Green Deal". In... more

Strong support for the EU Commission’s strategy

(EU) – The "Green Deal" introduced by the European Commission in December has received strong support from the European Parliament. The legislative body’s resolution on the undertaking was adopted by 482 votes in favour,... more

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