Circular Economy and the Review of the European Waste Management Targets

Published: 6 May 2014

Policies & Issues: Environment

DG Environment has declared 2014 to be the European Year of the Circular Economy.  In this context, it envisages to soon come forward with a Circular Economy Package, which aims, among other, to re-assess the existing European waste management targets in response to the review clauses set out in the Waste Framework, Landfill and Packaging Directives to ensure that they contribute to a more circular economy.

Orgalime, as the voice of European metalworking, mechanical engineering, electrical and electronic engineering industries, would like to provide its comments to the debate.  We do so with a focus not only on the waste management directives under review, but also with a view to the wider existing regulatory framework applying to our sector [more in download]

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