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The European Commission has opened a consultation on the adoption of amendments (currently available in draft form) to the European Union’s law on the transboundary shipment of waste. These amendments are intended to allow the EU to give effect to recent changes to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal (the Convention) which significantly extend the Convention’s scope in relation to plastic waste. The consultation opened on 24 June 2020 and will close at midnight (Brussels time) on 22 July 2020.

Continue reading the full GT Alert, “EU Opens Consultation on Rules for Transboundary Plastic Waste Shipments.”