David Newman

President, International Solid Waste Association

ISWA Blog: Circular Economy Both Ambitious and Ambiguous

ISWA President, David Newman explains why in spite of the ambitious recycling and landfill diversion targets, the Commission has left the door open for countries to choose not to implement separate collections of biowaste with its recently adopted EU Circular Economy Package.

Challenges for the Waste Industry in the EU

Over this summer, while reflecting upon the discussions going on in the EC on the Circular Economy, I looked at the potential impact of outside forces beyond our control on the recovery of secondary raw materials in Europe.