recycling targets

ESA calls for end to weight-based targets

ESA calls for end to weight-based targets The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has said recycling targets should not rely on weight-based measurements but instead use alternative methods such as carbon metrics, depending on the material stream. A report for the … Read More

plastic recycling

European Commission plans ban on some single-use plastics

European Commission plans ban on some single-use plastics The European Commission has proposed new rules to target the 10 single-use plastic products most often found on Europe’s beaches and seas. Single-use plastic products such as cotton buds, plates, straws and … Read More

Higher recycling targets

Higher recycling targets backed by Environment Committee

Higher recycling targets backed by Environment Committee The European Parliament’s environment committee has voted to back higher recycling targets in the EU’s circular economy (CE) package. Her draft law tightens the Commission’s limit on municipal waste to landfill by 2030 … Read More