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Commission consults citizens and stakeholders on the Ship Recycling Regulation
The European Commission has launched an online public consultation on the evaluation of the Ship Recycling Regulation that will run until June 7, 2023.
Update of the EU List of Ship Recycling facilities
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.
European Green Deal: Putting an end to wasteful packaging, boosting reuse and recycling
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.
Recycling residential building materials: opportunities and limitations
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.
Waste and recycling: Commission seeks views on revision of the Waste Framework Directive
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.
Ship Recycling: Updated list of European facilities includes three new yards
In the 9th edition of the European List of ship recycling facilities published today, the European Commission has added three new yards.
The Commission starts to develop end-of-waste criteria for plastic waste
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.
Commission publishes delegated acts ending the use of mercury in lamps
Today, the European Commission has published twelve delegated acts ending a broad range of existing exemptions for the use of mercury in lamps, as mercury-free alternatives are widely available.