News from Europe and the waste sector

Circular advice to Brussels

What should the top priority be in Commissioner Frans Timmermans's circular economy package? The Dutch Waste Management Association put this question to Dutch and European players in the waste industry. Top of the European wish list were 'better implementation of existing legislation' and...

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Publication of Waste Statistics poster

The Dutch Waste Management Association (DWMA) has published its annual poster with statistics on the waste sector. The poster is based on the latest information from Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Rijkswaterstaat Environment and Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. It gives...

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MEP Annie Schreijer-Pierik: 'Dutch waste sector is a European gem'

The road to the European circular economy goes via Brussels. Annie Schreijer-Pierik is a member of the European Parliament, where she works to bring about a liveable future. The Dutch waste sector has a big part to play. 'The Netherlands can make the difference by more actively sharing and...

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Five Dutch parties sign More and Better Recycling agreement

The Netherlands has accelerated its pace of change towards the circular economy. The government and the waste sector have signed the More and Better Recycling agreement, which sets out their agenda for more high quality recycling, more waste separation and fewer rules that frustrate circular...

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