Position Paper on 3rd Working Document of End of Waste Criteria for Biowaste

Position Paper on 3rd Working Document of End of Waste Criteria for Biowaste

Local, community and neighbourhood composting activities are characterised by using source-separated domestic kitchen waste and green waste, which is both produced and spread locally resulting in benefit to agriculture or ecological improvement and also provides a variety of social and educational benefits. The inputs to these composting and AD activities can all be found on the current positive list that has been drawn up by the JRC, and are source […]

Differentiated VAT Rates and the Waste Hierarchy: An Opportunity to Improve Resource Efficiency and Socio-Economic Inclusion in Europe

Differentiated VAT Rates and the Waste Hierarchy: An Opportunity to Improve Resource Efficiency and Socio-Economic Inclusion in Europe

Social enterprises active in reuse and preparation for reuse activities provide work and training opportunities for those at most risk of socio-economic exclusion such as the disabled and long term unemployed. The reuse sector provides a multitude of different skill sets to allow such groups to be better equipped in the open labour market, gained from activities such as sales, driving commercial vehicles, marketing, woodwork, warehouse logistics, mechatronics etc. The […]