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Apparent ban on recovered paper exports from EU to India a "clerical error"?

25.10.2021 − The release last week of updated rules for exporting green-listed wastes from the EU to non-OECD countries has "caused quite a stir" in recovered paper circles, according to Andreas Otto. Speaking with EUWID, the...» more

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European Commission to table waste shipment proposal in November

06.10.2021 − EU Environment Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius promised "the most ambitious" rules on waste exports but revealed few details in recent comments on the upcoming revision of the EU Waste Shipment Regulation. The...» more

EEA recommends eco-design and producer responsibility for renewable energy infrastructure

01.09.2021 − It is estimated that waste arisings from end of life renewable energy facilities and equipment will reach 30 times current levels in just ten years.» more

England seeks to expand bans on single-use plastic products

31.08.2021 − Policymakers are considering banning more single-use plastic products in England. The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) will seek public opinion on "a raft of items" including single-use plastic...» more