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Childers welcomes renewed EU ambition on waste and recycling #CircularEconomy


Press Release

Tuesday 14 Mar 2017

Nessa Childers, MEP for Dublin, welcomed today’s approval of a package of legislative proposals by the European Parliament to increase recycling rates and reduce landfilling, warning that Ireland lags behind EU averages. “In Ireland we recycle 37% of our waste and landfill 38% of it. We are underperforming the EU average on both counts, and will need to cover more ground.
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