Wednesday

18th Jan 2017

Ticker

EU puts out new recycling targets

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed new, non-binding targets for waste management for EU countries. It said they should recycle 70% of municipal waste and 80% of packaging waste by 2030, as well as banning the landfill of any recyclable waste by 2025.

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