News from Europe and the waste sector

North Sea Resources Roundabout is paying off

The North Sea Resources Roundabout (NSRR) has been in place for over two years now. The challenge facing the four participating countries on the North Sea is the facilitation of cross-border waste transport. They have already seen some early success. For example, two Dutch companies got the...

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Annual Review 2017 of the Dutch Waste Management Association

In its Annual Review 2017 the Dutch Waste Management Association describes some of the highlights of the past year. A major event marking an important step towards the circular economy was the signing by a wide range of parties of the National Agreement on the Circular Economy...

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Frictionless trade in recyclable waste vital post-Brexit

The Dutch Waste Management Association DWMA, the voice of the Dutch resource and waste management industry, today released a joint statement with its UK’s counterpart, the Environmental Services Association, underlining the importance of continued trade in waste for recycling and recovery between...

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First tools for the circular economy

Five Dutch transition agendas towards a circular economy in 2050 were published at the beginning of this year. The waste sector was closely involved in their preparation and all parties are pleased with the result. There is widespread agreement on the need for quality control and for creating a...

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Westminster awakens

The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. This and other developments are creating uncertainty for the UK waste sector. The British are already putting together a new set of UK waste regulations. The Netherlands, an important trading partner with the UK, is keeping a close eye on...

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