January 18, 2023

Waste shipment regs update wins MEP support

Recycling International – 18 January 2023 – FEAD, the umbrella organisation for trade bodies within the EU, argues the exports regime proposed by the Commission inm he updated WSR is a ‘de facto export ban’. ‘FEAD reiterates that it remains essential to safely ship non-hazardous “green listed” waste, which is a commodity, beyond EU borders to be integrated as secondary raw materials in manufacturing processes,’ it says. ‘The extreme administrative burden that is intended to be put on third countries to be able to receive such green listed waste will have a disproportionate deterrent effect, while sound environmental management, transparency, and traceability can be equally and sufficiently ensured through audit procedures.’

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