Seven regions exceed recycling goals, says report
Sardinia, Piedmont, Lombardy among leaders in reuse of waste30 October, 16:59
The 50% differentiated trash goal was exceeded in Piedmont, Valle d'Aosta, Lombardy, Trentino and Veneto, continuing a pattern that began in 2011, according to the report by the Italian association of municipalities (ANCI) and recycling firm CONAI.
As well, the island of Sardinia and the region of Friuli in Italy's northeast also exceeded the 50% standard.
On a national level, more than 25% of communities participated in collection of recyclable material, the report said.