EU money sought to fund landfill, incinerators

Central and Eastern European member states plan to spend slightly more EU funding on incinerators and landfills than on waste prevention, sorting and recycling over 2014-20, research indicates

Central and Eastern European member states plan to spend slightly more EU funding on incinerators and landfills than on waste prevention, sorting and recycling over 2014-20, research indicates.

Around 52% of waste-related Cohesion and Regional Development Fund spending by Poland, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Croatia and Slovakia will go to incinerators and landfill, according to analysis of countries’ plans by CEE Bankwatch and Friends of the Earth.

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