Each of us produces nearly a half ton of municipal waste every year.
Under EU rules, municipal waste to be recycled will rise to 55% by 2025, from 44% today.
Our life-cycle approach sets prevention as a priority, followed by re-use, recycling and other forms of recovery, with disposal such as landfill as the last resort. Economic growth can’t lead to more and more waste.
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Waste management and recycling