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Published

24 Jun 2024

ZWE_press release incineration in european emission trading system
Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Zero Waste Europe urges comprehensive inclusion of waste incineration in EU Emissions Trading System

Published

21 Jun 2024

Zero Waste Europe Eunomia event PR
resource use reduction

Researchers and environmental NGOs call for ‘Materials Framework Directive’ to limit temperatures to 1.5°C

Published

19 Jun 2024

Methane report PR
Waste Policy

Biological treatment to ‘enormously’ reduce landfill methane, Zero Waste Europe report shows

Published

17 Jun 2024

ZWE Breaking News - Waste Framework Directive 17 June PR Visual
Consumption & Production

Waste Framework Directive: food waste reduction sidelined while Council agrees to textile reforms, says Zero Waste Europe

Published

13 Jun 2024

PVC PR
Consumption & Production

EU has “legal duty” to ban PVC, NGOs tell European Commission

Published

29 May 2024

May24 - Press release - Report DRS in Spain featured image
Alianza Residuo Cero

‘Wake-up call for the Spanish Government’: fake results on plastic recycling prompts demands for deposit return system in Spain

Published

21 May 2024

Zero Waste Cities in Ukraine Project Launch with the LIFE programme support.
Zero Waste Alliance Ukraine

Zero Waste Europe participates in the Zero Waste Cities in Ukraine project with the support of the LIFE programme

Published

07 May 2024

A circular and toxic-free model for the textile industry is threadbare but salvageable, new Zero Waste Europe report claims
Textiles

A circular and toxic-free model for the textile industry is threadbare but salvageable, new Zero Waste Europe report claims

Published

25 Apr 2024

From Catalonia to Kharkiv – local authorities lead zero waste success stories, new report shows
Cities & Communities

From Catalonia to Kharkiv – local authorities lead zero waste success stories, new report shows

Published

24 Apr 2024

European Parliament votes to ‘greenwash’ recycled content in latest resolution on Single-Use Plastic Directive accounting method, say environmental NGOs
Break Free From Plastic

European Parliament votes to ‘greenwash’ recycled content in latest resolution on Single-Use Plastic Directive accounting method, say environmental NGOs

Published

11 Apr 2024

Biomonitoring data shows food across Europe is alarmingly polluted near waste (co)incinerators
Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Biomonitoring data shows food across Europe is alarmingly polluted near waste (co)incinerators

Published

27 Mar 2024

resource use reduction

New report calls for a replacement of European Waste Framework Directive for a materials-based one, to urgently alleviate the triple planetary crisis

Published

14 Mar 2024

Waste Framework Directive: European Parliament makes textile polluters pay (a little), says Zero Waste Europe
Waste Policy

Waste Framework Directive: European Parliament makes textile polluters pay, says Zero Waste Europe

Published

13 Mar 2024

European Parliament gives green light to food waste targets: Prevent Waste Coalition disappointed about low ambition
Waste Policy

European Parliament gives green light to food waste targets: Prevent Waste Coalition welcomes targets, but is disappointed with low ambition   

Published

05 Mar 2024

Zero Waste Europe Press Release Trilogue PPWR
Waste Policy

PPWR deal: good steps to reduce packaging waste despite worrying exemptions, says Zero Waste Europe 

Published

14 Feb 2024

Press Release ENVI Committee Vote
Food Policy

Waste Framework Directive: proposal to tackle food and textile waste only slightly improved by European Parliament’s committee

Published

07 Feb 2024

EU industrial carbon management strategy ‘hazier than ever’ on carbon capture technologies
Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

EU industrial carbon management strategy ‘hazier than ever’ on carbon capture technologies

Published

31 Jan 2024

ERIC meeting in Partizánske, Slovakia.
Cities & Communities

Launch of ‘ERIC’ project empowers local authorities to prevent plastic waste production