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EUROPEAN CONSTITUTION REFERENDUM ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY (REPORT)

SERIES TITLE: MIDDAY NEWS

Waste treatment has been at the core of the EU’s environmental policy since the 1970s. The main guidelines were set out in 1992 in the Treaty of Maastricht, when the concept of “sustainability” was introduced. The European Constitution also includes this concept, but experts claim that the definition of how the economy should be run contradicts the essence of sustainability. What’s more, there is …