Event Details

Consultation Session: Waste Management

16 October 2014

The Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC), together with the Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) and the Ministry for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change (MSDEC), organised a consultation session on the Proposal for a Directive amending Directives 2008/98/EC on waste, 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste, 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste, 2000/53/EC on end-of-life vehicles, 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators, and 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment.

This consultation session focused on how the EU is aiming to shift into a circular economy, boost recycling, secure access to raw materials whilst also create jobs and enhance economic growth. It also took into consideration the preparation of Malta’s position on this EU proposal.

The consultation session was held on October 16, 2014 at Europe House in Valletta.