Irish environmental regulators are warning that rising waste generation is making it increasingly unlikely that the country will be able to comply with upcoming EU recycling targets for municipal waste, packaging waste and plastic packaging waste. "Recycling levels for municipal and packaging waste streams cannot keep pace with waste generation levels, undermining our efforts to improve our performance," wrote Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its recently published "Circular Economy and Waste Statistics Highlights Report 2021". ...
Ireland "on course to miss" EU recycling targets
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