Food Waste


Parliament calls for mandatory EU-wide food waste targets by 2020

EU lawmakers today (11 April) urged the European Commission to set binding EU-wide food waste reduction targets by 2020, to be met by 2025 and 2030. The European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) today voted unanimously in favor of an own-initiative report entitled Resource efficiency: reducing food waste, improving food […]


Circular economy: “systemic change” needed to address resource scarcity

European Parliament Press release – Environment Binding waste-reduction targets, revamped ecodesign legislation and measures to break the link between growth and the use of natural resources are the chief demands set out in a resolution passed on 17 June by environment MEPs,who call on the Commission to table new legislation by the end of 2015. Click here […]


Waste Legislative package (COD) – Exchange of views & Public Hearing

An exchange of views with the European Commission, represented by Director General Mr Karl Falkenberg, on the review of six waste directives (Waste Framework, Packaging & Packing Waste, Landfill, Batteries & Accumulators Waste, End-of-lifeVehicle, Waste Electric & Electronic Waste), followed by a public hearing on the same topic will take place on Thursday 22 January […]