Recycling

 Recycling - According to figures released today - 2017 has been a “satisfactory" year for 90% of recycling companies in France thanks to a "growth of 2%" in terms of volumes collected. However, the recycling of plastics fell by 0.2%. Plastics were less recycled in 2017 with a 0.2% decrease in the number of tonnes collected.  Only 25% of plastics are recycled by the French, compared to 40% by some European states, like Norway or Germany. Meaning France is still far from the goal of President Emmanuel Macron of 100% recycled plastics by 2025.

 

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Evening Update Friday 24 May

An accident involving several vehicle caused disruption on the A8 motorway this afternoon Evening Update Friday 24 May Read More

24/05/2019

French and Riviera News Friday 24th May 2019

The mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi has denied reports that he has been involved in talks with British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe over the purchase of ... French and Riviera News Friday 24th May 2019 Read More

24/05/2019

Evening Update

Industrial action by taxi drivers has been announced for next Tuesday Evening Update Read More

23/05/2019

French and Riviera News Thursday 23rd May 2019

Nice airport has increased controls on taxis and VTC vehicles. The move comes following a dispute between the two professions will led to them blockin... French and Riviera News Thursday 23rd May 2019 Read More

23/05/2019

Evening Update Wednesday 22 May

Four firefighters have been given suspended prison sentences by a court in Nice Evening Update Wednesday 22 May Read More

22/05/2019