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Recycling sector asked whether EU biowaste law is needed

The recycling sector has been asked whether a European Union (EU) biowaste law is required to reduce the amount of organic material that is landfilled in Europe. In a new green paper, the European Commission notes that biowaste usually comprises 30-40% of the 41% of municipal solid waste that is on average landfilled in the EU.The big problem here is that such dumped waste emits methane, a powerful greenhouse gas which is 23 times more potent than carbon dioxide and a major ...