Unified Metrics Library - Non-recycled waste
According to Regulation (EU) 2022/1288,
"non-recycled waste" means any waste not recycled within the meaning of "recycling" in Article 3(17) of Directive 2008/98/EC.
From Directive 2008/98/EC,
"recycling" means any recovery operation by which waste materials are reprocessed into products, materials or substances whether for the original or other purposes. It includes the reprocessing of organic material but does not include energy recovery and the reprocessing into materials that are to be used as fuels or for backfilling operations.
ANNEX I. (17)
Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on waste
Article 3. (17)