This page contains the main European, national and Piedmont Region regulations regarding waste, divided according to the topic.

  1. The Package, approved in May 2018, includes four Directives whose main objective is to help citizens produce less waste and, when this is not possible, to substantially increase the recycling of urban waste and packaging waste. The package provides for the gradual reduction of the use of landfills; it also strengthens the "Waste Hierarchy", requiring Member States to adopt specific measures that give priority to prevention, re-use and recycling with respect to landfill disposal and incineration, thus making the circular economy a reality.