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EU's 50% recycling target doesn't include green waste

Green waste will not count towards the 50% target for municipal waste as set out in the revisions to the European Waste Framework Directive, according to a senior Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) official.Waste regulation policy manager John MacIntyre, speaking at the East Meets Waste conference in Cambridge, said that the target for recycling and re-use of municipal waste in the current version of the revisions only applied to metal, glass, ...

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