While it may seem clear what the objectives of the European Green Deal (EGD) are for the EU to become carbon-neutral by 2050 and to decouple economic growth from resource use, how we achieve these is open both to debate and to fierce opposition.
A new research report by SYSTEMIQ and the Club of Rome lays down the pathways we need to walk in order to reach the... More
A new report published by WEEE Forum calls for action on the treatment of WEEE as scrap metal, urging competent authorities to penalise facilities that illegitimately incorporate WEEE into their unreported waste flows.
A legal challenge has been launched by an environmental campaigner against the UK Government on the grounds that it has unlawfully left out Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities from its post-Brexit Emissions Trading Scheme
A new report by think tank Carbon Tracker and consultancy SYSTEMIQ has found that global efforts to tackle climate change and plastic waste could result in £300 billion of stranded petrochemical assets for the oil industry.
The UK’s municipal recycling rate continues to sit well below those of leading European recycling nations such as Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands, according to municipal waste data from Eurostat, although its recycling rate has improved slightly.
The European Suppliers of Waste-To-Energy Technology (ESWET) has released a policy briefing highlighting the need for any revision to the EU Waste Shipment Regulation to continue to allow the shipment of waste for energy recovery.
A report released by WWF and the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) yesterday (1 July) outlines the measures that need to be taken within the EU to halve food waste by 2030, in accordance with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13.1.
The risk posed to the waste and resources sector by Brexit has increased over the last few months, with the UK falling further behind EU standards and ambition, according to Greener UK’s latest Brexit Risk Tracker.
Plans to include fuels made from non-renewable materials in the EU’s renewable energy plans could undermine recycling progress, according to a new policy briefing by Zero Waste Europe, Bellona Europe and Rethink Plastic.