Recycling cannot meet 100% of demand for packaging, EU official cautions

The generation of waste from packaging has reached record levels in the past decade, with an average of 173 kg per capita in 2017, the highest level ever, according to the European Commission

While the European Commission aims to encourage the use of recycled materials in its upcoming packaging law, it also recognises…

Full text: https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/recycling-cannot-meet-100-of-demand-for-packaging-eu-official-cautions/

Author

Frédéric Simon, Zoran Radosavljevic

Source

Euractiv, 2022-07-05.

Supplier

European Commission

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