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Consultation on the Review of the European Waste Management Targets

Policy field(s)



Target group(s)


All interested stakeholders

Period of consultation


 From 04.06.2013  to 10.09.2013 (fifteen weeks)

Objective of the consultation



The Targets Review Project has been commissioned by DG Environment at the European Commission. The project is aimed at identifying the issues and proposing possible solutions to the targets in the Waste Framework Directive, the Landfill Directive and the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive. The basis for the review of the targets is twofold: on the one hand it is to respond to the review clauses set out in the Directives and, on the other, to bring these targets in line with the Commission’s ambitions of promoting resource efficiency as detailed in the Roadmap on Resource Efficiency, the aspirations for which have been included as part of the Commission’s proposal for a 7th Environmental Action Programme.

Contact details


responsible service

European Commission, Directorate General for the Environment, Unit C.2 – Waste Management




postal address

European Commission
DG Environment, Unit C.2 Waste Management
1049 Brussels

Results of consultation and next steps

Protection of personal data

Specific privacy statement