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UK Environment Bill to pave the way for waste system revamp

17.10.2019 − The UK’s Conservative government has introduced its long-promised “Environment Bill" with a wide range of measures in various areas including waste and resources.» more


Netherlands will apply hefty tax to RDF imports as of 2020

18.09.2019 − Despite widespread waste management industry opposition, the Dutch is government is moving ahead with plans to tax wastes imported for incineration beginning on 1 January 2020. The measure would expand an existing tax...» more

Virginijus Sinkevičius nominated as EU Environment Commissioner

10.09.2019 − The President-elect of the EU Commission Ursula von der Leyen has introduced her future team. The Environment and Oceans portfolio is slated to go to Virginijus Sinkevičius, » more

RDF Industry Group calls for withdrawal of Dutch waste import tax plans

05.09.2019 − The European RDF Industry Group wants the Dutch government to walk back plans for a tax on waste imports destined for incineration or landfilling. The body, which represents businesses across the RDF (refuse-derived...» more