Commission consults citizens and stakeholders on the Directive on waste from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)
The European Commission has launched an online public consultation on the evaluation of the Directive on waste from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE Directive) that will run until 22 September 2023.
The European Commission has launched an online public consultation on the evaluation of the Ship Recycling Regulation that will run until June 7, 2023.
Today the European Commission adopted the 10th edition of the European List of ship recycling facilities.
Green Deal: EU agrees new law on more sustainable and circular batteries to support EU's energy transition and competitive industry
The Commission welcomes the provisional political agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council aiming to make all batteries placed on the EU market more sustainable, circular and safe.
Today, the Commission is proposing new EU-wide rules on packaging, to tackle this constantly growing source of waste and of consumer frustration.
E-waste: chemical processing without heat may offer efficient method of recovering metals from end-of-life products
Waste from disposed electrical products – e-waste – is one of the fastest growing solid waste streams.
Reusing materials from existing buildings (or ‘urban mining’) has been proposed as a means to reduce demolition waste, raw material consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. This study models the opportunities for urban mining in the Netherlands under practical constraints, up to the year 2050.
Today, the Commission is launching a public consultation on the revision of the Waste Framework Directive (WFD), including setting of EU food waste reduction targets.
In the 9th edition of the European List of ship recycling facilities published today, the European Commission has added three new yards.
The Commission has finalised its scoping assessment to identify the priority list of waste streams for the development of further EU-wide end-of-waste criteria, as announced in the Circular Economy Action plan.