Lost in transit: EU waste management fees fail to follow second-hand exports to Africa

When products are exported from the EU to Africa for reuse, the fees paid by producers to support waste management costs often fail to travel that far. A new study highlights what this means for African economies, and how the EU can fix it, write St├ęphane Arditi, Marco Musso and Roberta Arbinolo. The export of second-hand products from Europe to Africa has the potential to bring significant benefits to both regions. The trade in used goods offers EU economies a … Continue reading Lost in transit: EU waste management fees fail to follow second-hand exports to Africa