The EU's proposed Critical Raw Materials Act fails to sufficiently level the playing field for recycled raw materials, and an amendment supported by the member states could even wind up making it harder for recyclers to sell secondary raw materials, according to the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC). In a statement issued on Monday the industry umbrella group said that the compromise text submitted by the Swedish Presidency lacked sufficient ambition when it came to the circularity of CRMs. That ambition was needed to ensure that recycled critical raw materials could be competitive in spite of the cost of proper collection and processing which exceed the sale value of the materials for all CRMs with the exception of precious metals....
EuRIC: CRM Act should foster demand for recycled materials, avoid undermining EoW status
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