The amount of hazardous waste exported by EU member states more than doubled between 2011 and 2019, rising from 3.9 million tonnes to 8.1 million tonnes. These figures stem from a European Commission report on the implementation of rules on transboundary shipments of waste and include both transports between EU member states and extra-EU exports. There was also an increase in the number of illegal shipments discovered during inspections in the member states....
Brussels again criticises inconsistent, incomplete waste shipment reporting by member states
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