Commission airs ideas for strong push on composting

Possible new controls on the ways in which biodegradable waste is managed were set out in a discussion document by the European Commission on 27 October. 1 If followed through, the ideas could constrain Member States' plans for implementing targets in the 1999 EC Directive on landfill for reducing landfilling of municipal waste — as well as curtailing land spreading of industrial wastes.

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