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Concerns raised over packaging targets

Packaging trade bodies have raised concerns over proposed Government packaging targets for 2020.In March, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs set new recovery and recycling targets for packaging waste for 2011-20 for obligated businesses.Businesses were set targets to recycle approximately 86% of paper by 2020, 69% of glass, 70% of aluminium, 75% of steel, 57% of plastic and 70% of wood by 2020. The overall total recycling and recovery ...