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Pan-European recycling targets added to Directive

EU-wide recycling and reuse targets are another step closer to becoming law as MEPs voted to adopt amendments to the European Waste Framework Directive today.However, some MEPs said that targets of 50% household recycling and 70% recycling of construction and demolition waste by 2020 were too weak.A divisive amendment to reclassify efficient incineration as recovery was also added, despite opposition from doctors and environmentalists (see ...