MEPS PUSH FOR MORE RECYCLING AND RAW MATERIAL IMPORTS TO AVOID MANUFACTURING INPUT CRUNCH

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Parliament is pushing the European Union (EU) to increase investment in the recycling sector, to increase the supply of materials to European manufacturers faced with potential global shortages. With emerging market countries such as China and India gobbling up vast proportions of materials as they rapidly industrialise, MEPs fear European manufacturers will increasingly suffer from input shortages and high prices. In a detailed formal motion for the European Commission, the parliament wants Brussels to "promote ...


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