Vella hints at new circular economy direction

The replacement for the scrapped circular economy package may contain more non-legislative policies to help cut the administrative burden of EU waste goals, the environment commissioner said

The replacement for the scrapped circular economy package may contain more non-legislative policies to help cut the administrative burden of implementing EU waste goals, environment commissioner Karmenu Vella suggested on Wednesday.

He was speaking to journalists after an Environment Council meeting where ministers heavily criticised the European Commission for wasting time and effort already expended on the circular economy package with its plan to table a replacement proposal.

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