‘The import tax has a shaky legal basis’

The import tax the Dutch government wants to introduce violates European rules, concludes Ron Laan, an expert in waste law. A national tax motivated...

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Annual Review 2018 of the Dutch Waste Management Association

In its Annual Review 2018 the Dutch Waste Management Association (DWMA) looks back on the topics that have occupied us during the past year. We...

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Textiles recycling affected by increasing contamination

A circular economy requires a greater focus on quality. Separating wastes only makes sense when the materials are actually recycled – and preferably...

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Shortage of waste treatment capacity in Europe looms

The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) and the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP) anticipate a shortage of...

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Dutch import tax strikes at European waste market

Recycling managers in Germany and Great Britain fear that a Dutch import tax will disrupt the North-West European waste market. Not only will...

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