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admin Mar 30, 2011 01:29 PM
Where do I find information about the European Waste Framework Directive?
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kobosil Mar 30, 2011 01:31 PM
The EEA is producing reports on the state and trends of the environment in Europe. European environmental legislation is beyond the Agency’s working remit. The EEA neither sets nor enforces environmental policies.
Information about the European Waste Framework Directive can you find at the relevant pages of the European Commission. The Directorate Generals (DG) Environment is the branch of the Commission responsible for European environmental policy and legislation. The homepage of the DG Environment is located at:

The waste section and the waste framework directive can you find at:

DG Environment – Waste section

DG Environment – Waste Framework Directive[…]/framework_directive.htm

You can find a summary of the directive on waste at:[…]/ev0010_en.htm

The complete text of the Directive 008/98/EC can be found at:[…]L:2008:312:0003:0003:EN:PDF

The EU's approach to waste management:[…]/WASTE%20BROCHURE.pdf

You may also find valuable information in the Waste section of the EEA website:

If the previously mentioned sources do not provide you with sufficient information, you may obtain further assistance by contacting the DG Environment directly at: