EDUCATION: Plastic recycling issues.

02. October 2020 | Waste, Plastics | via


Less than half the EU’s household waste is recycled. (Credit: Vlad Vasnetsov / Pixabay)

Most experts agree that recycling is an important way to reduce waste and to recover valuable materials, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and conserving significant amounts of energy and water, states an article on and yet, of the 2.3 billion tons of waste generated in the EU each year, only 37 percent gets recycled.

POLITICO’s Sustainability Pro service sums up some general facts about the EU recycling industry. Read more...

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