States Taken to EU Court of Justice or Given Final Warning Over Waste Management 27.04.2017 14:14 EU Commission Pulls up Member States Over Waste to Energy & Landfill Regulations The European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply with their environmental and waste management obligations under EU law. read more … Robust Enforcement of EPR Needed 20.02.2017 14:17 EU Bodies Unite in Call for Coalition to Boost Circular Economy The European Committee of the Regions and the European Parliament have joined forces to push the EU towards more ambitious waste management directives and a boosted circular economy action plan. read more … Draft Paper Does Not Adequately Recognise Full Benefits of Waste to Energy 07.02.2017 13:27 CEWEP: Commission’s Waste to Energy Communication a ‘Mouse’ CEWEP has labelled the Waste-to-Energy Communication from the EU Commission to the EU Parliament on the Role of Waste-to-Energy in the Circular Economy as a mountain which ‘brought forth a mouse’. read more … EU Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis Speaks at Inaugural Event 02.12.2016 12:08 First Meeting of EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste Lithuanian Commissioner, Vytenis Andriukaitis, has called for an end to “unethical” food waste at the launch of the ‘EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste’. read more … Commission Could Trigger a Review Over CH4 Including from Waste 24.11.2016 14:52 MEPs Back Air Quality Proposals But Methane to be Excluded from Scope of the Plan In the European Parliament yesterday MEPs backed plans for more ambitious national caps on emissions of key pollutants, including NOx, particulates and sulphur dioxide by 2030, but methane is excluded - for now. read more … Anaerobic Digestion Fund Passes State Aid Rules 24.08.2016 10:17 Czech Organic Waste Fed Biogas Subsidies Approved by EU Commission The Czech Republic’s plans to provide financial support for biogas installations which use at organic waste feedstocks, have been approved by the European Commission as being in-line with EU state aid rules. read more … NGO Backs Call for Strict Recycling License to Dock 07.07.2016 12:10 Report: Stiffer Legislation Needed for EU Ship Recycling Ships should not be allowed to call at any EU port without a ship recycling license, according to a report from the European Commission. read more …
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