Waste framework directive
|European Union directive|
|Title||Waste Framework Directive|
|Made by||European Parliament & Council|
|Made under||Article 175(1)|
|Date made||19 Nov 2008|
|Came into force||12 Dec 2008|
|Replaces||75/439/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.