Waste framework directive
|European Union directive|
|Title||Waste Framework Directive|
|Made by||European Parliament & Council|
|Made under||Article 175(1)|
|Date made||19 November 2008|
|Came into force||12 December 2008|
|Replaces||75/439/EEC, 75/442/EEC, 91/156/EEC, 91/689/EEC and 2006/12/EC|
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 19 November 2008 on waste and repealing certain Directives.
- Directive 75/442/EEC of 15 July 1975 on waste. End of validity 16 May 2006, and repealed by 2006/12/EC.
- Directive 91/156/EEC of 18 March 1991 on waste. End of validity 16 May 2006, and repealed by 2006/12/EC.
- Directive 2006/12/EC of 5 April 2006 on waste. End of validity 11 December 2006, and repealed by 2008/98/EC.