B3.7 EU Waste Legislation


We get through 500,000 tonnes of cans per year. That equals 12 billion cans every year, 600 per home. Only 25% of these are currently recycled.


In this section we shall look at:

  • Waste Framework Directive
  • Hazardous Waste Directive
  • Shipments of Waste Regulation
  • Landfill Directive
  • Incineration Directive
  • Directive 2000/59/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 November 2000 on port reception facilities for ship-generated waste and cargo residues
  • Directives on Specific Waste Streams