Policy Issues - active and monitoring

Municipal Waste Europe follows a number of specific Policy Issues within the European Union discussions. They are decided by the Policy Committee.

The latest policy issues are:

Active Issues

  • Revision of the Waste Framework Directive
  • Circular Economy Guidelines
  • Resource-efficiency
  • Raw materials strategy
  • BREF for waste 
  • Eco-design Directives
  • Services of General Interest and Public Procurement

Monitoring Issues

  • Plastic bags
  • End of waste criteria for plastic waste
  • Food waste
  • Sewage sludge
  • Plastic waste
  • Soil protection
  • Renewable energy from waste origins
  • Fertilizers from waste material origins 
  • Energy Union
  • Green Employment Initiatives