‘Trash is cash’: 7 key elements of proposed EU waste shipment reforms

The EU executive wants to ensure Europe deals with its own rubbish, rather than allowing exports – up 75% since 2004 at 33 million tonnes a year – to countries that often lack the capacity to deal with it sustainably. Here are the main points in the proposal to reform the 2006 Waste Shipment Regulation.

by Robert Hodgson

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