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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

Published

25 Jan 2024

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Mixed waste sorting proves more cost-effective than carbon capture, new study shows

Published

18 Dec 2023

PPWR Council Position 18 December 2023 Zero Waste Europe Press Release
Waste Policy

Council’s position on packaging rules an ‘improvement’ over Parliament’s stance, says Zero Waste Europe

Published

29 Nov 2023

Press Release ECHA report confirms that regulatory action is needed on PVC and its additives
Waste Policy

ECHA report confirms that regulatory action is needed on PVC and its additives

Published

29 Nov 2023

Press Release Long-awaited revamp of Industrial Emissions Directive improves dioxin monitoring in incinerators
Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Long-awaited revamp of Industrial Emissions Directive improves dioxin monitoring in incinerators

Published

22 Nov 2023

PPWR Plenary Vote 22 November
Waste Policy

A position for the wrong century: European Parliament’s vote on the PPWR

Published

15 Nov 2023

Consumption & Production

New study shows Indian street vendors offer strong business case for reuse solutions to beat plastic pollution

Published

26 Oct 2023

Leaky loop press release image
Chemical recycling

New report blasts the limitations of pyrolysis technology, dubbed “miracle” by industry

Published

24 Oct 2023

Press Release ENVI Committee Vote
Waste Policy

Initial vote on PPWR signals relief for policymakers

Published

26 Sep 2023

Za Zemiata

Bulgarian court rules out Sofia waste incinerator plant due to unassessed health risks and lack of public consultation

Published

26 Sep 2023

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

New Zero Waste Europe report calls for EU-Wide moratorium on waste incinerators

Published

05 Sep 2023

Eunomia Zero Waste Europe Reloop TOMRA Assessing Climate Impacts Reusable Systems vs Single-Use Throwaway Packaging Study September 2023
Consumption & Production

Reusable take-away packaging has significant potential to reduce carbon footprint vs single-use options

Published

04 Sep 2023

Consumption & Production

‘All we need is less’ – Zero Waste Europe demands urgent action on fashion frenzy stripping the planet off its finite resources

Published

10 Aug 2023

Unveiling the Complexities Exploring LCAs of Reusable Packaging in the Take-Away Sector Eunomia Reloop Zero Waste Europe
Consumption & Production

Influential studies on reusable take-away packaging found to be biased in favour of single-use

Published

27 Jul 2023

T(h)reading a path textile waste prevention targets paper Zero Waste Europe
Consumption & Production

Zero Waste Europe paper sounds the alarm for EU failing to rein in emissions in the textiles sector 

Published

11 Jul 2023

‘Vital’ amendment adopted by European Parliament on emissions linked to waste combustion, says Zero Waste Europe
Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

‘Vital’ amendment adopted by European Parliament on emissions linked to waste combustion, says Zero Waste Europe