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Summaryupdated 01-Jan-11
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04-Jul-14
Corrigendum
In the news item of 30-Jun-14 we incorrectly stated that ‘Landbell has acquired a majority of the shares of European Recycling Platform (ERP) from its founders’.
02-Jul-14
Green Growth package incl. proposal for new waste stream directives launched
The Commission has today launched its Green Growth package. The aim is to link waste policy with resource efficiency through the “circular economy”, which is meant to reduce resource consumption, maximise reuse and recycling, and improve security of supply and create jobs by reprocessing waste materials within Europe. “Waste policy is zero waste policy”, says Environment Commissioner Potocnik.
29-Jun-14
Revised Batteries Q&A explains ‘readily removed’
An update of ‘Q&A on Batteries Directive 2006/66/EC’ released by the Commission in May notably explains the revised requirements regarding battery removal introduced to the Batteries Directive in December 2013.
28-Jun-14
ERP becomes part of Landbell Group
German packaging compliance organisation Landbell has acquired shares of ERP from the founders Hewlett Packard, Electrolux, Sony and Procter & Gamble.
11-Jun-14
Video presentation 'Producer responsibility’s role in closing the material loop for EEE'
The presentation was originally held on 4 June 2014 during Green Week, 'the biggest annual conference on European environment policy'.
26-May-14
SPECIAL REPORT: Status of transposition of the Recast WEEE Directive 2012/19/EU  
Ten member states – Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Portugal and the UK have completed or nearly completed publishing legislation transposing the Recast WEEE Directive. Another nine EEA member states are expected to finalise transposition before summer 2014.
28-Apr-14
Commission releases FAQ document on WEEE Recast
The Commission has published its interpretation of the Recast WEEE Directive in the form of Frequently Asked Questions. This is a ‘living’ document which will be updated at intervals, and it is not legally-binding.
17-Mar-14
SPECIAL REPORT: Status of transposition of the Recast WEEE Directive 2012/19/EU  
Six member states have completed or nearly completed publishing legislation transposing the Recast WEEE Directive: Bulgaria, Denmark, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, the UK and most recently Italy. Another 19 EEA member states have released at least partial draft legislation to transpose it.
30-Jan-14
SPECIAL REPORT: Status of transposition of the Recast WEEE Directive 2012/19/EU  
Bulgaria and UK have transposed Recast WEEE Directive, while 23 EEA member states have released draft legislation transposing the WEEE Recast Directive. The majority is unlikely to meet the 14-Feb-14 transposition deadline.
11-Dec-13
SPECIAL REPORT: Status of transposition of the Recast WEEE Directive 2012/19/EU  
10 countries so far have released drafts transposing the WEEE Recast Directive. The majority of EEA member states is unlikely to meet the 14-Feb-14 transposition deadline. The most profound changes to the WEEE regime are expected in the UK and the Netherlands. The summary below highlights the transposition status in each EEA country, with links to news items providing further details. The future release and adoption dates mentioned reflect our expectations.

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