Tag: shipments

Public Utilities, Waste Management

European Council and Parliament reach agreement on more efficient and updated rules

November 21, 2023

Via: Waste Management World

The revision of the regulation aims to reduce shipments of problematic waste to outside the EU, update shipment procedures to reflect the objectives of the circular economy and improve enforcement. It sets procedures and control regimes to ensure that international […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

U.S. Requests Nations to Omit Plastic Trade Restrictions

July 22, 2019

Via: Waste360

In a letter to the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) earlier this month, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler requested that the nations buying U.S. recyclables refrain from implementing trade restrictions outlined in the Basel Convention. […]