About waste

Here you can find information about waste and waste management in Europe.

The legislation is filled with words that are specific for the European Union discussions. There are both specific waste definitions and more general EU words.

The European legislation is extensive but we provide you with a summarized and simplified the current waste legislation for further reading. The complete environmental legislation must be taken into account for a full understanding.

The process to create new European legislation is difficult to follow but we give you a simplified explination.

Waste statistics are important tools but the sources are many and varied.