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.
REnescience Northwich, a facility using innovative enzyme technology to separate household waste from recyclable materials and generate energy at the same time, will open next year, Danish firm DONG Energy has announced.