75% recycling target for plastics

imageVittorio Prodi (MEP, member of the European Parliament) has presented a draft resolution setting a 75% recycling target for plastics by 2020. In his draft report, Prodi calls to revise the Packaging Directive by separating the waste norms from the product rules and standards, defining specific targets for collection and sorting and mandatory criteria for recyclability, and clarifying the distinctions between mechanical/organic recycling and recovery/incineration.
To read the Prodi draft Report, click HERE

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