Harmonising waste separate collection across Europe

Published: 14 July 2020
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From plastic and glass to paper and bio-waste, the collection of separately sorted waste is a precondition for high-quality recycling and preparation for reuse. Waste sorting and separate collection also prevent hazardous substances from contaminating other waste streams and the environment our communities live in.

In this position paper, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Zero Waste Europe outline their priorities for the implementation of separate collection and recycling rules,

See also: EEB legal recommendations for implementation of separate collection rules