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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

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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

Published

05 Jul 2023

Waste Framework Directive Zero Waste Europe Reaction Press Release
Consumption & Production

The Waste Framework Directive revision is a missed opportunity, says Zero Waste Europe

Published

29 Jun 2023

Consumption & Production

New study proves reusable packaging is economically viable at scale

Published

22 Jun 2023

Consumption & Production

EU single-use beverage container industry unlikely to achieve climate targets

Published

21 Jun 2023

Enzo Favoino, Chair of Zero Waste Europe's Scientific Committee, showing off the final product of the composting process at an organic and green waste treatment plant in Trevignano, Italy.
LIFE BIOBEST

Press Release: LIFE BIOBEST launches its mission to mainstream bio-waste practices in Europe to improve soil health

Published

06 Jun 2023

Consumption & Production

Malte Gallée, MEP calls for “a focus on reusable options” at Zero Waste Europe’s food packaging event

Published

11 May 2023

Chemical recycling

New ZWE study proves proportional allocation of recycled content in plastics as the best option to secure a level-playing field and environmental benefits

Published

20 Apr 2023

resource use reduction

White Paper: 2040 vision for a sustainable future requires radical rethink on EU materials and waste policy

Published

13 Apr 2023

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution

New report proves cost-competitiveness of Material Recovery and Biological Treatment-based approaches for mixed waste treatment