Key elements of the revised waste proposal include :
- A common EU target for recycling 65% of municipal waste by 2030, and 75% of packaging waste by 2030 ;
- A binding landfill target to reduce landfill to maximum of 10% of municipal waste by 2030 ; A ban on landfilling of separately collected waste ;
- Promotion of economic instruments to discourage landfilling ; simplified and improved definitions and harmonised calculation methods for recycling rates throughout the EU ;
- Economic incentives for producers to put greener products on the market and support recovery and recycling schemes (eg for packaging, batteries, electric and electronic equipments, vehicles).


Propositions of packaging and packaging waste
• no later than 31 December 2025 a minimum of 65% by weight of all packaging waste will be prepared for reuse and recycled ;
• no later than 31 December 2025 the following minimum targets by weight for preparing for reuse and recycling will be met regarding the following specific materials contained in packaging waste :
- 55% of plastic ;
- 60% of wood ;
- 75% of : ferrous metal; aluminium; glass; paper and cardboard ;
• no later than 31 December 2030 a minimum of 75% by weight of all packaging waste will be prepared for reuse and recycled ;
• no later than 31 December 2030 the following minimum targets by weight for preparing for reuse and recycling will be met regarding the following specific materials contained in packaging waste :
- 75% of wood ;
- 85% of ferrous metal, aluminium, glass, paper and cardboard.

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