European Union directive|
Waste Framework Directive|
European Parliament & Council|
19 November 2008|
|Came into force||
12 December 2008|
75/439/EEC, 91/689/EEC and 2006/12/EC|
The Waste Framework Directive (WFD) is a European Union Directive of 17 June 2008. The first Waste Framework Directive dates back to 1975 and was substantially amended in 1991.
The aim of the WFD was to lay the basis to turn the EU into a recycling society.
One of the features of the WFD is the European Waste Hierarchy.
- ^ Directive [2008/98/EC] of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste.
- ^ (Directive 75/442/EEC)
- ^ (91/156/EEC)