RREUSE has published a joint briefing highlighting the key policy areas that must be addressed by the EU institutions to ensure a fully functioning circular economy, and some of the often overlooked benefits that can result. Read the briefing here.
Spain is the first European country to require a proportion of some types of waste electrical and electronic products (WEEE) to be prepared for re-use rather than recycled or burned. The move last month to introduce a separate national quantitative target for re-use, comes in addition to Spain’s implementation of new EU-mandated waste targets introduced as part of the 2012 EU WEEE Directive. Traditionally EU and national targets have not […]
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 […]