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Danish ministers call for cuts to waste imports

20.05.2020 − If Denmark is to achieve a green transition, it will need to increase recycling and to strengthen the circular economy, but it will also need to reduce the amount of waste incinerated, according to climate minister Dan...» more

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BIR calls on governments to recognise recycling industries as essential activities

03.04.2020 − The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) urges governments to formally recognise that recycling operations are essential businesses as they serve to protect human health and the environment.» more

EU Commission publishes waste shipments guidance

01.04.2020 − The European Commission is working to remove barriers to waste shipments between EU member states in the exceptional circumstances created by the coronavirus outbreak. » more

EP rejects attempt to raise lead limits for recycled PVC

13.02.2020 − Members of the European Parliament voted on Wednesday to block a Commission proposal that would have allowed higher levels of lead from legacy additives in recycled PVC. Under the proposed Regulation, the concentration...» more