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16.03.2017 - 12: 00

Cyprus will have to effectively deal with the litter

The European Parliament voted in favor of the adoption of new waste management regulations.

According to the bill to 2030, Cyprus and other countries EC should limit the proportion of landfill to 5% and increase with the recycling of household waste to 70%.

The EU average now stands at just 44%.

The bill includes four separate directives on waste management, landfills, batteries and electronic equipment. This is the first step on the road to the EU closed-loop economy.

A source: Cyprus Inform

Tags: The European Parliament, Cyprus, Javascript, Laws