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Environment MEPs advocate a full and immediate EU-wide ban on ivory and rhinoceros horn trade, and call for common sanctions at EU level against wildlife trafficking, in a resolution voted on Thursday. Wildlife trafficking is worth an estimated €20 billion annually. It has grown in recent years, becoming one of the biggest and most profitable forms of organised cross-border crime.

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The share of waste to be recycled should be raised to 70% by 2030, from 44% today, while landfilling, which has a big environmental impact, should be limited to 5%, said Environment Committee MEPs on Tuesday, as they amended the draft EU “waste package” legislation. They also advocate a 50% reduction in food waste by 2030.

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December 2022 
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    Parliamentary committees  
    Brussels, Altiero Spinelli, 1G-3 
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    Parliamentary committees  
    Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak, 3C050 
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    Parliamentary committees  
    Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak, 5B001 
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    Parliamentary committees  
    Brussels, Altiero Spinelli, 3G-3 
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    Brussels, Jòzsef Antall, 4Q1 
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    Brussels, Jòzsef Antall, 4Q2 
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