MEPs have voted in favour of a 70 per cent recycling and reuse target for 2030, upping the goal proposed by the European Commission (EC) in its Circular Economy Package.
The European Parliament’s Environment Committee (ENVI) voted this morning (24 January) on a raft of amendments tabled by MEP Simona Bonafè, after a two-day discussion on the legislative aspects of the package.
EU action on food waste has been ‘fragmented’ and ‘intermittent’, despite a number of policies having the potential to make a big difference, a new report from the European Court of Auditors has found.
The European Parliament’s Environment Committee have been urged to impose a 50 per cent food waste reduction target in a vote on food waste regulations next week that will shape the EU’s policy on the matter for the next 15 years.
The designer of a mobile recycling facility says that governments and NGOs must seek practical solutions to sanitation in refugee camps, with the number of displaced people around the world at record levels.
Two North Sea oil platforms are on their way to Great Yarmouth for recycling after a partnership between Veolia and oil industry logistics firm Peterson was awarded two contracts to recycle rigs at its facility in Norfolk.