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EU needs recycling targets to tackle climate change - COMMENT UPDATE

A new European study based on a Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) report has said that setting recycling targets can contribute in fighting climate change.The study entitled Climate protection potentials of EU recycling targets shows that if EU countries with a recycling rate under 50% recycled 50% of municipal waste by 2020 they could save emissions equivalent to more than 89 million tonnes of CO2 per year. This is the equivalent of taking 31 million cars ...