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Metal recyclers welcome European Commission report on revising waste label

Restrictions on recycled metal trade created by end-of-waste criteria could be eased if proposals in a recent European Commission backed report are adopted. The report, from the ECs joint research centre IPTS, has suggested a method to define when various materials stop being waste.The IPTS conducted three case studies to determine when the definition for end-of-waste should apply. It looked at metals (iron, steel and aluminium), compost and aggregates and ...