Policy briefing: The EU’s circular economy package

New EU directives setting binding requirements and strict rules on waste management entered into force on 4 July. Here, ENDS takes a detailed look at what the new rules mean in practice

New EU directives setting binding requirements and strict rules on waste management were published in the Official Journal of the Union in June 2018 and entered into force on 4 July in the same year. Here, ENDS takes a detailed look at what the new rules mean in practice.

What directives form the circular economy package?

Four directives form part of the circular economy package, including legislation on waste, the landfill of waste, end-of-life vehicles and batteries, and packaging waste.

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