Position Paper on End of Waste Criteria for Compost and Digestate

Position Paper on End of Waste Criteria for Compost and Digestate

End of Waste Criteria for biowaste should be in place in order to allow the free trade of high quality, stable and safe compost and digestate within the EU. These criteria are being formulated primarily to address differences in inputs/processes/outputs of large scale facilities which can often lead to a substandard output compost/digestate. However, for small scale composting facilities, compliance with the stringent End of Waste requirements would be a […]

WEEE compromise far from convincing for the European re-use sector

WEEE compromise far from convincing for the European re-use sector

Following today’s Parliamentary vote in Strasbourg, RREUSE is hugely disappointed about the lack of ambition of the compromise second reading position reached between the European Parliament and the Council on the WEEE Recast. The measures agreed will severely hinder re-use rates of WEEE in Europe and not exploit the clear benefits and potential of re-use in Europe. This decisions were taken regardless of studies showing that one in two Europeans would be happy to […]