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 Wednesday 24 February 2021

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Lunchtime News Wednesday February 24th 2021

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French and Riviera News Wednesday February 24th 2021

Covid deaths-The Regional Health Authority(ARS) has announced 49 new deaths from coronavirus in the Alpes Maritimes. 30 of the latest fatalities came... French and Riviera News Wednesday February 24th 2021 Read More

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