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European Council ready to start negotiations on waste shipment rules

Banning waste exports is becoming more and more likely for EU member states. Now the European Council announced that it has adopted its negotiating mandate to open talks with the European Parliament on a proposal to bring EU legislation on cross-border waste shipments up to date. The objective is to ensure that international shipments of waste don’t pose a threat to human health and the environment and to foster the use of waste as a resource in a circular economy. The European Parliament has already called for stricter rules for waste shipment back in January 2023.

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