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European Council supports original recycling targets

Further support for challenging Europe-wide recycling targets has come from the European Parliaments Council. In a meeting on Wednesday June 4, the Council agreed to accept targets of 50% for household waste and 70% for construction waste as the Parliament had originally proposed. Amendments have been made to the European Waste Framework Directive, and a final vote will take place later this month. The move was welcomed by MEP Caroline Jackson who, before the ...