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MEPs vote for recycling targets - but have they done enough?

Last Tuesday, MEPs backed a range of EU legislation including recycling targets and the reclassification of efficient incineration as recovery (see box for more). The final vote/rubber stamp for these rules to become law was expected as MRW went to press.Rapporteur Caroline Jackson said it was a significant achievement to have added recycling targets to EU legislation for the first time. She also celebrated the waste hierarchy's new priority position in the Directive ...