Waste Shipment Regulation: vote has been postponed

October 20th, 2022

Negotiations within the European Parliament on the revision of the Waste Shipment Regulation are taking longer than expected.

The vote in the responsible Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI), which was originally scheduled for September, has been postponed. A new date has not been set, but the final vote in the Parliament’s plenary is scheduled for 12 December. After that, the Parliament will start the so-called trialogue negotiations with the Council of the European Union and the European Commission.

With the revision, the Commission aims to facilitate the shipment of waste for recycling and reuse within the European Union and thus accelerate the transition to a circular economy.

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