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EU communication on waste-to-energy in the circular economy

EU commission has issued a communication „The role of waste-to-energy in the circular economy“, which includes several important positions regarding the waste incineration. 1. Member States with low or non-existent dedicated incineration capacity and high reliance on landfill...
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EU: 46% of municipal waste was recycled or composted in 2015

According to EUROSTAT data, 29% of EU municipal was recycled and another 28% landfilled, 26% incinerated and 17% composted. The share of municipal waste recycled or composted in the EU has steadily increased over the time period, from 17%...
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