Press Releases

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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

Published

06 Oct 2021

Consumption & Production

It’s time to acknowledge the role of Deposit Refund Systems (DRS) in achieving a Circular Economy for beverage packaging in the EU

Published

04 Oct 2021

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

New Zero Waste Europe report: CCS for incinerators are “an expensive distraction to a circular economy”

Published

14 Sep 2021

Waste Trade

Now is the time to slay the EU plastic waste dragon! Plastic Waste Trade Action calling for full ban of EU plastic waste trade exports outside of its borders

Published

15 Jul 2021

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Joint Press Release: Broad alliance urges EU Parliament to protect consumers from dangerous or illegal products sold via online marketplaces of Amazon, AliExpress & Co.

Published

14 Jul 2021

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

ZWE regrets the European Commission’s decision of not including municipal incinerators in the EU ETS revision

Published

12 Jul 2021

Chemical recycling

Design for “Chemical Recycling” kills innovation upstream

Published

03 May 2021

Global Strategy

Italy and the EU must take back waste dumped in Tunisia now. Environmental groups: “Further delay is unacceptable”

Published

03 Mar 2021

Global Strategy

Italian Company Caught Illegally Dumping Plastic and other Municipal Waste in Tunisia

Published

18 Feb 2021

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Press Release: Zero Waste Europe and ECOS to the European Commission: “‘Mass balance approach’ blocks ambitions for increased recycled content in plastics”

Published

27 Jan 2021

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Press Release: Zero Waste Europe welcomes European Parliament’s strong actions towards a decarbonised and circular EU economy

Published

16 Dec 2020

Consumption & Production

Press Release: Beverage carton recycling rates substantially lower than reported

Published

10 Dec 2020

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Press Release: Just Transition Fund moves away from false waste management solutions but will it direct funding to circular ones?

Published

09 Dec 2020

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Press Release: Regional Development & Cohesion Funds: a step in the right direction for the circular economy

Published

09 Dec 2020

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

Press Release: CSOs call for allocation of Recovery and Resilience Facility funds to a transition towards an economy that prevents products from becoming waste

Published

07 Dec 2020

Consumption & Production

Press Release: Independent analysis reveals reusable packaging up to 85% more climate-friendly than single-use

Published

03 Dec 2020

Consumption & Production

Press Release: Hazardous chemicals associated with food packaging found in the body – new research across Europe calls for a strong legislative response