News from Europe and the waste sector

Plastic: biobased or biodegradable?

Bioplastics are on the rise. From meat trays, disposable cups and cutlery to magazine wrappers, a growing number of products are now made from bioplastics. The Dutch Waste Management Association is in favour of biobased raw materials, but is opposed to the use of biodegradable plastics in...

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Industry group calls on UK and authorities to take action on waste export

The RDF Industry Group has called on the UK Government and EU to take action to enable RDF export to Europe to continue unhindered after Brexit.

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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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