Recyclers’ 6 key recommendations for improving packaging circularity under PPWR

In view of the European Parliament’s and Council’s positioning on the Commisison’s proposal for a Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) calls on the European legislator to support 6 key recommendations for making packaging more circular under the PPWR:

EuRIC urgently demands the European Commission to halt the export and incineration of tyres collected in Europe outside its borders

EuRIC, the industry organization representing a significant majority of end-of-life tyre (ELT) recyclers across Europe, seeks to highlight the urgent and appalling situation that currently plagues this sector within the European Union (EU).

Upcoming Horizon Europe info days

The Horizon Europe info days give to prospective applicants and other stakeholders of EU research and innovation the opportunity to get information and ask questions about the main funding instruments, processes of Horizon Europe, the EU research and innovation programme 2021 – 2027.

New EU batteries regulation published

The new EU batteries legislation, regulating the entire life cycle of a battery, was published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

European Commission proposes new Regulation on the whole life cycle of cars

The Commission is proposing measures to enhance the circularity of the automotive sector, covering the design, production and end-of-life treatment of vehicles.

Proposal for a targeted revision of the Waste Framework Directive: Focus on textile waste and food waste

The European Commission has proposed a targeted amendment of the Waste Framework Directive, with a focus on textiles waste and food waste.

Basel Convention COP 16: Technical guidelines adopted on plastic wastes, WEEE, and POPs

The sixteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-16) was held in Geneva from 1-12 May 2023. The Parties adopted several important guidelines.

Position Paper: Legislative drivers for the circularity of packaging - A review on the measures of the EC's proposal for a Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation

The European Recycling Industry welcomes the EC’s proposal for the new Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste [COM (2022) 677] and acknowledges the Commission’s commitment to set ambitious measures to boost packaging circularity.