End of Waste
EQual programme - final layman's reportThe final layman's report from the EQual programme. Includes information on the Isitwaste tool and QP checker along with lessons learned and future potential.
Latest news on the End of Waste proposals for composts and digestatesWe have heard informally that it is unlikely that the Commission will make a proposal for an End of Waste regulation for composts and digestate. This has not been confirmed yet.
JRC-IPTS releases the Final Report on End of Waste for composts and digestatesThe JRC-IPTS have finally sent the final report containing the technical proposals on End of Waste for composts and digestates to the Members of the Technical Working Group (including the ORG of REA, formerly AfOR).
November 2013: EU End-of-Waste Criteria for biodegradable wasteThis is the latest update on the JRC-IPTS End of Waste proposals for composts and digestates
Defra's latest update on End of Waste for composts and digestatesRichard Parsons, Nina Sweet and Sean Ryan at Defra recently met Bartosz Zambrzycki, the desk officer in the European Commission dealing with the Commission’s work on end of waste for biowaste on 29th September.
EU EoW: feedback invited on draft final technical report & REA's responseOn 31st July JRC-ITPS provided the fourth and final draft of its technical report on 'End-of-waste criteria for biodegradable waste subjected to biological treatment'. ORG will respond by their deadline for feedback, which is 23rd September 2013.
Environment Agency’s EQual Programme UpdateREA are working in partnership with the Environment Agency’s EQual programme during the next three years. EQual is a major LIFE+ programme that will support and encourage the use of products made from waste. The output from the programme will help companies seeking to achieve end of waste status for their waste-derived products, inform a more consistent and streamlined regulatory approach, and improve end market confidence.
EU EoW: feedback requested after February workshopThis article provides slides and informal notes from the workshop on 26th February 2013 and highlights JRC-ITPS's latest communication inviting feedback on specific topics.
EU EoW: background paper for discussion at February workshopJRC-ITPS's most recent communication has provided a background paper covering key items for discussion at the third workshop (26th February, Seville).
EU EoW: call for further feedback and evidenceJRC-ITPS calls for further feedback and evidence by 21st January 2013.
EU EoW: Responses to 3rd working draft proposalsResponses to JRC-ITPS 3rd working draft proposals.
EU EoW criteria ~ biological treatment of biodegradable waste ~ 3rd working documentJRC-ITPS's study of 'End of Waste criteria for biological treatment of biodegradable waste' has moved a step closer to becoming ready for use by the European Commission, who plan to draw up a 'Commission Decision' on this topic.
Update, July 2012: study on EoW criteria for biodegradable wasteUpdate on progress of JRC-ITPS study on end-of-waste criteria for biodegradable waste subject to biological treatment.
Update, June 2012: study on EoW criteria for biodegradable wasteUpdate on progress of JRC-ITPS study on end-of-waste criteria for biodegradable waste subject to biological treatment.
Update, May 2012: study on EoW criteria for biodegradable wasteUpdate on progress of JRC-ITPS study on end-of-waste criteria for biodegradable waste subject to biological treatment.
AfOR's work on the EQual programmeAfOR are working in partnership with the Environment Agency’s EQual programme during the next three years. EQual is a part funded LIFE+ programme that will encourage the use of products made from waste.
Update, April 2012: study on EoW criteria for biodegradable wasteUpdate on the progress of JRC-ITPS study on End-of-Waste criteria for Biodegradable Waste subject to Biological Treatment.
Developing EU End of Waste CriteriaDefra's Information Note sets out the current position on the development of European Union End of Waste criteria for the biological treatment of biodegradable wastes, i.e. composting to produce composts and anerobic digestion to produce digestates, that can be placed on the market and used without waste regulatory controls. Click HERE to read more.
EoW Criteria Impact AssessmentDefra's plan for analysing how the introduction of EU EoW criteria could affect the UK's existing composting and digestion industries and systems in place for assessing UK EoW compliance.
Defra's Information Note: development of EU EoW criteria for biowasteDefra's Information Note about the current position on the development of EU end of waste criteria for biowaste.
AfOR's response to consultation: EU EoW criteria for biowastesAfOR's response to the European Council Joint Research Centre's consultation on proposals for EU EoW criteria for biowastes.
Closed consultation: EU EoW criteria for biowasteClosed consultation on prospective EU End of Waste criteria on biodegradable waste subject to biological treatment.
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