if not now, when? e-waste slips down the EU agenda...
A decision on Kyoto emissions goals is not the only thing put on hold by EU Environment Ministers during last week’s meeting of the Council of the European Union. Progress on the update of the EU’s approach to e-waste management - the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive - took another step backwards by slipping off the Council’s agenda all together. It has...
Balkans E-waste Management Advocacy Network →
The English version of the Balkans E-waste Management Advocacy Network website is up and running - versions in Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian and Bulgarian to come!
coming to an agreement on e-waste
E-waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the EU, and yet the current policy instrument used to address this, the waste electrical and electronic (WEEE) Directive, is failing. Only one-third of e-waste collected in the EU is treated according to the Directive requirements - the rest is completely unaccounted for, either landfilled, sent to sub-standard treatment facilities or illegally...