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    Metal recycling needs better technologies

    Metal recycling needs better technologies

    According to an analysis by the European Commission (EC), current metal recycling rates are too low, so new recycling tecnologies and imporved policies are requirred.

    Waste transportation: the new EU scourge

    Waste transportation: the new EU scourge

    According to a report by the European Environmental Agency, EU member states exports more and more waste, among them but also outside Europe.

    EU MEPs ask for lower tax on recycled products

    EU MEPs ask for lower tax on recycled products

    The European Parliament’s environment committee backed a proposed resource efficiency roadmap for Europe, marking an important step in EU policymakers’ efforts to decouple natural resource use from economic growth.

    Green economy will boost jobs in the EU

    Green economy will boost jobs in the EU

    With EU unemployment hitting record levels and forecasts of a grim economic outlook for the months ahead, the Commission has come forward with a set of concrete measures to boost jobs.

    EU funds support non ecological projects

    EU funds support non ecological projects

    There are 33 projects economically dubious, socially harmful and in breach of environmental law, and the EU is spending its funds in order to finance them.

    EU report shows benefits of recycling

    EU report shows benefits of recycling

    The European Environment Agency (EEA)’s report shows that recycling has numerous environmental benefits including diverting waste away from landfill, thereby avoiding pollutant emissions.

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