Targets set for end-of-life boat recycling

The main aims of the Boat Digest project were to identify boat dismantling and recycling practices and locations across Europe. Photo: APER

A roadmap has been launched for the European boating industry aimed at increasing end-of-life boat recycling.

The plan, launched by the European Boating Industry (EBI), is based on a three-year process involving all public and private stakeholders, with the boating industry committing to phasing out unsustainable recycling practices and targets set for the period up until 2030.

The ‘Roadmap on the implementation of the circular economy for end-of-life boats’ follows several dismantling and recycling schemes already set up in many European countries.

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