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Information from the EU including regular updates from Municipal Waste Europe - an organsiation which represents EU municipality organisations with responsibility for waste and recycling.

 

28.01.16  New from MWE - a Bi-weekly very readable update on what's going on in Europe - it boasts - everything you need to know in ten  minutes - and it's not far wrong!
This first edition covers Separate Waste Collection (containing key results of a benchmarking study on the sparate waste collections systems across Europe), The Circular Economy, Hazardous Waste and Food waste
MWE Biweekly Recap - Download it here

2016 January The Circular Economy Package: what this means for local authorities on Technical, financial and Legal fronts - this paper is prepared by Weightmans, Grant Thornton and Wyg - and is for your information, it is linked to a free webinar on the same subject on 19th January  
Weightmans: The Circular Economy Package and what it means for Local Authorities

LARAC MEMBERS BRIEFING PAPER ON THE EU CIRCULAR ECONOMY PAGKAGE - Includes a summary and list of key things for Local Authorities to start thinking about

 

22 December 2015 MWE Update for week 52 with a report on EU Waste markets. 
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8 December 2015 MWE update for week 49 - CIRCULAR ECONOMY SPECIAL
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16 October 2015 - MWE update for weeks 40 - 42 - MORE on the Waste Review and circular Economy Action Plan
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2 October 2015 - MWE update for weeks 38 - 39 - Interesting in that the dates for the Circular Economy Package are given in Item 1 - looks like the Waste Review will be less ambitious and the Circular Economy Roadmap more so ...
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22 September 2015 - MWE update for weeks 30 - 37 - interesting articles are 8 and 10
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On 25th June Ellen McArther presented a Circular Economy Report at the European Commission's Stakeholder event
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MWE Update 2 July 2015
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LARAC precis of European Authorities Response to the Commissions Revision of the Waste Review 02.07.15 - drawn up by Ian MacKenzie
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MWE Update 22nd May 2015
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MWE Update 14th May 2015

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MWE Update 28th April 2015 
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MWE Update 2nd April 2015
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MWE Update 20th March 2015
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MWE Update 20th March 2015 - related timetable of MWE activity
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MWE Update 13th March 2015
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MWE Update 6th March 2015
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MWE update 6th March 2015 - related timetable of MWE activity
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MWE Update 28th February 2015 
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MWE update  6th February 2015 - including explanantion from Frans Timmerman on why the Circular Economy Package was withdrawn and how one N Spain municiplality reduced its waste by 58%!
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MWE update 6th February 2015 - related timetable of MWE activity
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MWE update  29th January 2015  
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MWE update 29th January 2015 - related timetable of MWE activity
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MWE update  16th January 2015  
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MWE update 16th January 2015 - related timetable of MWE activity
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