24 July 1998 18:01 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (CNI)--The European Commission has launched an initiative to improve the competitiveness of the recycling industry.
Its proposal highlights the growing cost of collecting and processing waste, and the lack of preference for recyclable materials, compounded by the lack of relevant industrial standards.
To address these problems the Commission is proposing a series of actions, including:
The Commission intends to assess the feasibility of new legislation aimed at stimulating recycling, it said Friday.
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