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]