The decisive EU voice of non-ferrous metals producers and recyclers
The EU's Circular Economy Package is an opportunity to maximise the recycling of valuable metals.Read more
Emissions Trading System
The Emissions Trading System is a cornerstone of EU climate change policy, and the key tool for reducing industrial carbon emissions.Read more
Market Economy Status - China
The EU is deciding how to treat China under anti-dumping investigations, as part of its international trade commitments.Read more
The EU's REACH Regulation aims to ensure that metals and other chemicals are managed safely. Its effectiveness is being reviewed in 2017.Read more
MEPs prioritise single measure of real recycling rates
Brussels, 14 March 2017 – In today’s Plenary vote on the EU Circular Economy waste legislation, MEPs have recommended that Member States start using a single method to measure more realistic recycling rates.
ETS Plenary: MEPs show ambition on indirects
14th February 2016 – In today’s Plenary vote on the EU Emissions Trading System, MEPs have solidified their vision of a hybrid compensation system for indirect carbon costs.
Circular Economy: MEPs champion “real” recycling rates
MEPs in the European Parliament’s Environment (ENVI) Committee have today signalled their Circular Economy ambition, by recommending that all EU Member States begin measuring ‘real’ recycling rates
China MES: What changes after 11 December? Nothing
The anti-dumping instruments used by the EU and other major WTO trading partners will remain unchanged after a minor element in a single section of China's WTO Accession.
ETS: MEPs act to tackle indirects, but fall short
MEPs in the European Parliament’s Environment (ENVI) Committee have today recognised the importance of effectively compensating indirect carbon costs from the Emissions Trading System.
Fixing ETS indirect costs: a smart hybrid model
MEPs have a golden opportunity to fix ETS indirect carbon costs compensation, but achieving their ambition will require that they go the extra mile, write Guy Thiran and Gerd Götz (in Parliament Magazine)
EU Circular Economy: why metals matter
Metals matter in the EU Circular Economy. Why? Check out this 2 minute animation to find out.