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Comments by the EPBA on the waste package

March 21st, 2016

The European Portable Battery Association (EPBA) supports the overall objectives of the circular economy action plan and its legislative waste package. Waste management is one of the central elements in the overall discussions on circular economy and gets the full commitment of EPBA and its members. This is reflected in the expertise we have gathered over the past decades during which we have set up various portable battery collection schemes across the EU.  In view of the discussions on the legislative waste package, EPBA raises the below comments which with the aim of improving the workability and efficiency of the legislative framework

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