The country fiche prepared by the European Commission’s Joint Research Center provides a data-based overview of Russia’s trade in non-food raw materials, with an emphasis on country’s trade relations with the EU in the context of the Ukraine crisis.
According to the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC), the European Commission’s proposal to revise the Waste Shipment Regulation (WSR) requires substantial improvements to deliver on its key objectives, namely combat illegal shipments while boosting circular value chains.
The special edition of the European Commission’s Raw Materials Information System (RMIS) newsletter provides key information related to Ukraine’s, Russia’s and Belarus’ raw materials production and trade, as well as insights on the effects of the ongoing crisis on Europe’s security of supply.
METABUILDING is a Horizon 2020 project. METABUILDING has recently published its ‘2nd GROW/HARWEST call’.
Sustainable consumption can be increased by choosing sustainable products and by prolonging their use, for example by favouring repairs instead of replacements or by purchasing second-hand goods.
The European Environment Agency’s briefing provides a snapshot of the status of trading non-hazardous, recyclable waste within the EU, to provide knowledge and information to support the review of the EU’s Waste Shipment Regulation.