The EU must take further steps to reduce its consumption of primary raw materials and promote recycling in order to avoid future raw material shortages, according to a policy paper published by the European commission on Tuesday.
The strategy sets out initiatives that the commission, EU member states and industry sectors can take in the coming years to ensure continued access to non-energy raw materials (EED 11/08/08). It was drawn up by the commission's industry department.
Please enter your details
Not a subscriber?
Take a free trial now to discover the critical insights and updates our coverage offers subscribers.