Today, EU ambassadors endorsed the provisional agreement on the four legislative proposals of the waste package reached with the European Parliament on 18 December 2017.
The new rules establish legally binding targets for waste recycling and the reduction of landfilling with fixed deadlines.
These targets will increase the share of municipal waste and packaging waste which is recycled, with specific targets for the recycling of materials used in packaging.
The rules also include targets for reducing the amount of municipal waste which is landfilled.
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