Posts including "Waste Framework Directive":

EU Policy Framework on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics

2023-04-20T15:26:36+02:0020 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document In 2022, the European Commission adopted a policy framework on the sourcing, labelling and use of biobased plastics, and the use of biodegradable and compostable plastics. The policy framework was announced in the European Green Deal, Circular Economy Action Plan, and Plastics Strategy with the aim to contribute to a [...]

Recycling and recovery: end-of-life options for bioplastics

2023-04-20T15:33:19+02:0019 April 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Open the document Efficient waste management is key to the European Commission’s flagship policy goal of a resource-efficient Europe and its circular economy vision. The EU Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC, WFD) defines a five-step waste hierarchy ranking the treatments of waste based on their ability to conserve resources. Bioplastics can be biobased, like [...]