Thanking MEP Ms. Sirpa Pietikäinen for her excellent report “on resource efficiency: moving towards a circular economy”, Municipal Waste Europe hereby submits the following proposals for amendments, with a view to further enhancing its practicability.
Please find here our proposal for amendments and support.
On 6 March, after the withdrawal and renewed discussion of the Circular Economy Package, Municipal Waste Europe together with 14 organisations sent a letter to the European Commission underlining the importance of the publication of a new proposal within a short timeframe, to enable our European Economy to rebound through the creation of a Cricular Economy.
The letter is available...
Municipal Waste Europe regrets the Commission’s decision to withdraw the Circular Economy Package from the 2015 Work Package while recognising its commitment to revise and re-table a broader, more ambitious Package within three months.
Read the full press release here.
Municipal Waste Europe recognises the importance of achieving a circular economy in Europe and supports a definitive move in this direction.
Measuring the quantity and quality of materials sorted out of waste for recycling is a very important step in achieving a circular economy. It is a necessary change, but it is not practicable to set new tagets based on the new measurement proposed. As there is fall-out in the...
Municipal Waste Europe supports the full implementation of the waste hierarchy, with particular focus on prevention, re-‐use and recycling with high recycling targets, which, coupled with the step- wise phasing out of landfilling, are a necessary tool in the creation of a circular economy.
Please, read the full letter ...