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EU Commission warns of sanctions for failure to fully transpose waste package

10.06.2021 − Almost a year after the transposition deadline, many EU member states have yet to fully incorporate the provisions of the EU's waste package legislation into national law. » more

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Turkey bans import of polyethylene waste

20.05.2021 − The Turkish government has announced a ban on the import of plastic waste consisting of LDPE and HDPE. The country's plastics industry has sharply criticised the move.» more

EU Commission presents "zero pollution" action plan

14.05.2021 − The European Commission wants to "significantly reduce" waste generation under its action plan "Towards Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil" published on 12 May.» more

Raids in Austria: waste companies suspected of market manipulation

18.03.2021 − Searches were reportedly carried out at over 20 sites with ties to the Austrian waste management industry. » more