Europe unveils policies for ‘a society without waste’

The European Commission wants to eliminate landfill by 2030 and recycle or reuse 600 million tonnes of materials currently disposed of in the EU each year as part of its new circular economy policies

by Simon Inglethorpe
EU environment commissioner Janez Potočnik wants Europe to be a 'society without waste' (photograph: European Commission)
EU environment commissioner Janez Potočnik wants Europe to be a 'society without waste' (photograph: European Commission)

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