Waste; WFD; Circular Economy

During the EP environment committee on 15th June, MEPs dismissed the Commission’s over optimistic assessment that member states will meet the Waste Framework Directive (WFD) target of 50% for recycling of household waste for 2020   Going further, MEPs criticised the European Commission for failing to play its role in motivating member states to achieve the 50% household waste recycling target for 2020.  Speaking for the European Commission (DG ENV), Kestutis Sadauskas, responsible for the circular economy unit said he was optimistic that member states are broadly on track to reac