MEPs in the European Parliament yesterday (18 April) backed ambitious recycling targets set out in the EU’s Circular Economy Package. By 2025, at least 55% of municipal waste (from households and businesses) should be recycled by member states. The target … Continue reading →
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Latest industry data on glass recycling in the EU show that the average glass recycling rate in the EU28 is steady at 74%. This means that over 11.6m tons of glass bottles are collected and recycled into food grade quality … Continue reading →
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The UK recycling rate for waste from households (WfH), including incinerator bottom ash metal, was 45.2% in 2016, increasing from 44.6% in 2015, according to new figures published by Defra today (22 February). The recycling rate for WfH increased in … Continue reading →
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The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has sounded a note of caution to the European Parliament’s amendments to the EU Circular Economy legislation adopted earlier this week. European Parliament voted to restore the recycling targets for member states set out in … Continue reading →
European Parliament has voted to restore the original recycling targets for member states set out in the original incarnation of the Circular Economy Package table in 2014. The votes means by 2030, at least 70% by weight of so-called municipal … Continue reading →
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The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) has today (21 February) called for a national debate on setting ambitious but realistic recycling targets for 2025 to provide a framework for the resources sector post-Brexit. The call comes in a briefing paper published … Continue reading →
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