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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

Hefty price increases for waste plastics in April

10.05.2021 − Once again, waste plastics were in high demand in April in Germany due to the extremely limited availability of primary plastics. Accordingly, prices for secondary plastics spiked last month. » more

German packaging waste stranded in Turkey raises legal questions

06.05.2021 − Consignments of plastic waste from the German packaging waste recovery system now in Turkey have been the topic of much conversation and conjecture in recent days. Thousands of tonnes of sorted fractions may have to be...» more