The Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/WE and repealing certain other directives obliges Member States to take all necessary measures to build a European recycling society with high resource efficiency.
The directive in question
The directive defines the waste hierarchy, indicating that recycling is the most preferred management option when waste cannot be prevented or prepared for reuse.
The importance of the recycling industry in Poland and the European Union
Recycling is an essential link in building a circular economy in Europe. The processed waste becomes a reusable raw material.
Strengthening the recycling industry will have a direct impact on the implementation, as well as the fulfillment of the demands of the circular economy in Poland and Europe.
Diagram of the circular economy
The European Commission's current waste policy focuses on aligning EU regulations with the implementation of the principles of a closed-loop economy.
What is a closed-loop economy, so-called. Circulation:
The concept of the circular economy is to put more emphasis on reusing, repairing, renewing and recycling materials and products. What was previously considered waste can be turned back into resources.