Russian trade in non-food raw materials – EC JRC study

The country fiche prepared by the European Commission’s Joint Research Center provides a data-based overview of Russia’s trade in non-food raw materials, with an emphasis on country’s trade relations with the EU in the context of the Ukraine crisis.

Revision of the “Waste Shipment Regulation” – Global free, fair & sustainable trade of metal scrap and recovered paper is essential to the EU recycling industry & the success of the EU Green Deal

According to the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC), the European Commission’s proposal to revise the Waste Shipment Regulation (WSR) requires substantial improvements to deliver on its key objectives, namely combat illegal shipments while boosting circular value chains.

RMIS Newsletter special edition: focus on the Ukraine – Russia crisis

The special edition of the European Commission’s Raw Materials Information System (RMIS) newsletter provides key information related to Ukraine’s, Russia’s and Belarus’ raw materials production and trade, as well as insights on the effects of the ongoing crisis on Europe’s security of supply.

EULife22 Info Days

From 18–20 May, CINEA will hold various virtual information sessions on the LIFE 22 Calls for proposals. 

Call for applications for innovation funding for SMEs – Circularity in construction among topics

METABUILDING is a Horizon 2020 project. METABUILDING has recently published its ‘2nd GROW/HARWEST call’.

EC consultation: Sustainable consumption of goods – Promoting repair and reuse

Sustainable consumption can be increased by choosing sustainable products and by prolonging their use, for example by favouring repairs instead of replacements or by purchasing second-hand goods.

EC consultation on revision of EU waste framework

The European Commission launched a ‘call for evidence’ in preparation to the revision of the Waste Framework Directive. 

Linking cross-border shipments of waste in the EU with the circular economy

The European Environment Agency’s briefing provides a snapshot of the status of trading non-hazardous, recyclable waste within the EU, to provide knowledge and information to support the review of the EU’s Waste Shipment Regulation.