Documents

EU Documents

January 2017
COM(2017) 33 Report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan
Annex to the Report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan
Communication on the role of waste-to-energy
2017/0013 (COD) Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment
Road map on plastics

December 2015
COM(2015) 614 Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Closing the loop – An EU action plan for the Circular Economy
ANNEX I COM(2015) 614 final to the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Closing the loop – An EU action plan for the Circular Economy

December 2014
Communication “Towards a circular economy: a zero waste programme for Europe”
Progress report on the Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe
Analysis of an EU target for Resource Productivity
Legislative proposal to review recycling and other waste-related targets in the EU and annex
Impact assessment
Executive summary of the impact assessment
Ex-post evaluation of Five Waste Streams Directives – Commission staff working document

Legislative proposals
Proposed Directive on Waste
Annex to proposed Directive on Waste
Proposed Directive on Packaging Waste
Annex to proposed Directive on Packaging Waste
Proposed Directive on Landfill
Proposed Directive on electrical and electronic waste, on end-of-life vehicles, and batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators
Analytical note on waste management targets
Staff Working Document – Implementation Plan

For more information
Circular Economy Package: Press release
Circular Economy Package: questions & answers
Factsheet: Closing the Loop: The Production Phase of the Circular Economy
Factsheet: Closing the Loop: Clear Targets and Tools for Better Waste Management
Factsheet: Closing the Loop: From Waste to Resources