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German plastic waste intercepted en route to Vietnam

02.12.2021 − Plastic waste from Germany has been held up in the Greek port of Piraeus. According to the environmental NGO Basel Action Network (BAN), the waste, originally exported to Turkey, had been destined for Vietnam before...» more


Recycling associations concerned by EU Commission's waste shipment proposal

23.11.2021 − International recycling trade organisations are reacting with concern to the EU Commission's proposal for revising the EU Waste Shipment Regulation. While embracing its underlying objectives, they warn the legislation...» more

EU Commission proposes structural changes to Waste Shipment Regulation

17.11.2021 − The European Commission wants to make waste shipments for recovery easier within the EU, but make exports to non-OECD countries conditional upon an official request. » more

EU ban on recovered paper exports to India to be corrected

26.10.2021 − Updates to an EU Regulation that will result in a ban on recovered paper exports to India are indeed what they initially appeared to be – an unfortunate accident. However, the correction is expected to take at least...» more