European Commission proposes 75% glass recycling target by 2030

By Kasia Patel
Published: Wednesday, 02 December 2015

To target waste production, increase recycling and preserve natural resources, the EC has published a number of legislative proposals which will affect industrial mineral-consuming industries such as glass and plastics.

The European Commission (EC) has today published a package for an EU Circular Economy, which includes recycling targets for glass packaging of 75% by 2030 as well as focus on plastic waste reduction.

To ensure that the value of products and materials is maintained, while reducing waste and preserving resources,...

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