EC consultation on revision of EU waste framework

The European Commission launched a ‘call for evidence’ in preparation to the revision of the Waste Framework Directive. 

Linking cross-border shipments of waste in the EU with the circular economy

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.

Call for applications for innovation funding for SMEs – Circularity in construction among topics

METABUILDING is a Horizon 2020 project. METABUILDING has recently published its ‘2nd SEED call’, in the context of which SMEs working in the Construction, Digital Industry, Additive Manufacturing, Recycling and Circular Economy or Nature-Based Solutions sectors will be able to receive up to 5.000 € to finance innovation services.

EEA studies: circular economy and climate neutrality

We would like to draw your attention to the following studies of the European Environment Agency (EEA):

Emerging waste streams: opportunities and challenges of the clean-energy transition from a circular economy perspective 

Waste prevention – Questionnaire related to further EU measures

This questionnaire relates to a project titled: “Scoping study to assess the feasibility of further EU measures on waste prevention”.

Paper value chain lives up to its commitment as recycling rate reaches 73.9% in 2020

The European paper value chain is proud to announce that it reached the trajectory set back in 2016 to achieve 74% recycling in 2020.

Sustainable investments – Call for feedback by the Platform on Sustainable Finance

On 3 August 2021, the Platform on Sustainable Finance published a draft report on preliminary recommendations for technical screening criteria for the EU taxonomy.