Italian Leader in Europe for the recycling of wastes
May 24, 2012 Leave a comment
The study “The eco-efficient recycling” emerges that Italy, with 33 million tons of recovered materials, is leader in Europe, after Germany. Recycling has allowed us to avoid CO2 emissions equivalent to 53 million tons. The analysis was made by the Institute of Environment research Ambiente Italia, in its third edition, has been facilitated by the recycling and recovery Kyoto commissioned by the club and fund the recycling of packaging made from Cial, CNA, Comieco, Corepla, Rilegno and Conai.
According to the study, recycling in Italy has avoided CO2 emissions amountedto 53 million tons in 2010, 10% of total emissions which Italy is responsible in a year.
The secondary materials have become a global market, with differences between one product and another, plastics, paper, scrap metal, aluminum and copper materials are characterized by a second world market, wood, glass and lead, instead, on the continental market Europe. The aggregates, national and sub national markets.
According to 2010 data, the global exports of the nine major secondary materials worth more than $ 90 billion and the total quantity exported amounted to 200 million tons.