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Repak calls for tighter legislation controls

Growth in packaging recycling in Ireland and escalation in related costs have prompted producer responsibility scheme Repak to call for tighter controls on companies who ignore or flout EU waste legislation to safeguard future growth targets. In its annual results Repak found that packaging recycling had risen by 7%. But that the cost of collecting and processing this material had grown by 26%. Currently, Irish legislation requires industry to deal with the recovery and recycling of ...