On 2 December 2015 the European Commission released the Circular Economy Package (CEP). The CEP included a Circular Economy Action Plan which focused on the full product lifecycle (including for example design and consumption), priority materials, innovation and waste management. As part of the proposals for waste management the CEP included proposed amendments to certain waste Directives.
In early July 2017 Defra held a stakeholder meeting to provide an update on the progress of the trilogues and the positions of the European Parliament and the European Council, a summary of which can be found here
The Valpak summary document for the original proposals can also be found here