Parliament, Council reach agreement on waste targets

The European Parliament and Council have reached an agreement on the final version of revised EU waste laws and have potentially reached a compromise on a 2035 recycling target

The European Parliament and Council have reached an agreement on the final version of revised EU waste laws, after 18 hours of talks, and have potentially reached a compromise on the 2035 recycling target for municipal waste.

The trilogue talks looked at four legislative proposals on landfilling, waste recycling and packaging recycling, which were originally tabled by the European Commission in December 2015 and make up the legislative core of the EU’s circular economy package.

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