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Published

24 Nov 2022

Cities & Communities

Barcelona and Munich become zero waste candidate cities

Published

10 Nov 2022

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

New report calls for urgent action to reduce material use in key industries

Published

20 Oct 2022

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Waste Incineration disproved as solution for fossil gas dependency, new study finds

Published

12 Oct 2022

Waste Policy

ZWE Statement on the update of the WFD revision scope

Published

27 Sep 2022

Chemical recycling

ZWE study founds that, to remain in line with the Paris Agreement, mechanical recycling of plastic packaging should be prioritised over pyrolysis

Published

14 Sep 2022

Chemical recycling

Zero Waste Europe approves Parliament resolutions on RED III

Published

13 Sep 2022

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Incineration Residues: the dust under the carpet

Published

01 Sep 2022

Consumption & Production

New ZWE report exposes main barriers to single-use glass circularity ahead of P&PWD revision

Published

13 Jul 2022

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Waste incineration and ‘recycled carbon fuel’, putting spokes in the renewable energy wheel

Published

22 Jun 2022

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

The EP approves the inclusion of municipal incinerators in ETS as of 2026

Published

17 May 2022

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Zero Waste Europe endorses ENVI Commitee decisions on RED III and ETS

Published

03 May 2022

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Consumption & Production

Efficient waste collection schemes, closed-loop recycling and access to recycled content are crucial to accelerating the transition to a circular economy in Europe

Published

09 Mar 2022

Consumption & Production

EU gets tough on fast fashion – new laws 30 March charge brands to boost sustainable clothing (report)

Published

16 Feb 2022

Consumption & Production

New report: PET, the most circular of all plastics, is far from real circularity

Published

27 Jan 2022

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

New ZWE-led incinerator research finds environment contaminated with highly toxic substances, risking the health of nearby communities

Published

17 Nov 2021

Waste Policy

European Commission acknowledges the EU’s plastic waste trade crisis with proposal, but falls short of bringing appropriate response

Published

12 Oct 2021

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

The EU policy favouring waste incineration is unwarranted

Published

07 Oct 2021

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

New study shows that including incineration under the EU ETS is a path to generate climate benefits and employment