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Climate change 09-03-2016

‘Pay as you throw’ cuts waste and encourages recycling, French report finds

Charging households based on the quantity of waste they produce is both an effective way to cut waste and an increasingly popular idea in France. Our partner Journal de l'Environnement reports.

Auditors slam Europe’s waste system – for waste

The European Court of Auditors has criticised the EU’s waste management infrastructure, which has received €10.8 billion in structural funding since 2000, for its "limited" effectiveness.

EU countries failing on 2020 waste target

Europeans dump the bulk of their rubbish in landfills and many EU countries appear to be falling well short of 2020 targets for recycling municipal waste, new data from the EU statistical agency show.